Posted February 28, 2013
Students were using their new iPads during Literature Circles (http://resources.curriculum.org/secretariat/circles/files/CirclesGuide.pdf) to build their background knowledge on various topics connected with Global Issues. I am continually amazed how easily students see digital tools as just another learning tool for them to use. As well, they can access the information from the Board Virtual Library in their […]
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Posted December 15, 2011
Create anchor charts with the students on how to do research and the success criteria. Modelled instruction in every subject. Math problem solving Reading strategies Written tasks Visual arts techniques Shared instruction Math problem solving Reading strategies Written tasks Co-constructed anchor charts Developing Learning Goals & Success Criteria Student presentations of projects or assignments in […]
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Posted December 11, 2011
Completion of short writing assignments. Downloading and manipulating Word files from my Wikispaces. Incredibly easy and motivating for students. You can copy and paste text from an internet site into a Word to Go document. Uploaded a word file to my wiki and students opened it in Word To Go to complete a graphic organizer. […]
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Posted December 11, 2011
Daily Tweets posted to inform parents of activities completed. Teaches digital citizenship when students write the Tweets. Parents can now see what students are learning about in their classes. Reminders for students to access from home should they be absent. Students and parents can access notes and announcements from home.
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