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In the 1 to 1 classroom, it is easy to share a screen with the whole class simply by connecting to a projector. Needing to do so, however, does not need to tie you to the four walls of your classroom. Whether you want to enjoy the great outdoors with your students as they work or want to make use of a space without projection facilities, use of a site like join me (basic features are free) or a system your school is already running can help make learning more mobile.
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The standard keyword search has its place, but there are advantages to varying how you and your students navigate the web. One way to search online is using tags. Tags are descriptions, often one word, created by the person who has posted content to in order to more »
It is easy to have particular medium in mind when assigning a student project. You may, for example, envisage a PowerPoint or Keynote accompaniment to a student’s oral presentation. This line of thinking makes sense, in that as teachers, we have the end learning objective in mind. more »
You probably have noticed the Creative Commons license logo while surfing the web and may or may not have payed much attention to it. Creative Commons’ tagline “a culture of sharing” is quite appropriate to its applications, as it allows one to license his/her work (media, writing etc.) permitting usage for purposes he/she designates.
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Some students have an easier time than other creating a storyline. Whether you are storytelling with very young students or adolescents, here is a technique using visuals to help students construct their stories using a different starting point. more »