Have started showing students during Google presentation tutorials how to outline their presentations like they always do with those bulleted lines on the slides. Then take those sentences, change them into titles, and put one title on each slide. Select one image per slide. If needed, add URL links. Add the works cited for the image in tiny print at the bottom of the slide. Move those outlined bulleted points to the note section or toss into a document to print out for a group presenetation.
No more slides crowded with text and 4 images! No more students sleeping in the classroom while their classmates read from the Smartboard.
News & Observer 400 US educators visit Mooresville to learn how to digitally convert their schools News & Observer They learned about “digital citizenship” – how students should conduct themselves online – and about “project-based learning,” where...
“ by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education As more classrooms adopt mobile devices such as iPads, teachers and technology integrators are faced with the question: “What apps do I install?”
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Urban Observatory provides a visual interactive way to compare cities data virtually. This gives themes or points of comparision to see urbanization across the globe. Cities may volunteer to provide their information to be included in the Urban Observatory.
Linda Dougherty's insight:
This site will give teachers a way to introduce students to a global understanding of how we live. Urban Observatory will be a program to mark and look forward to its growth as more data is entered.
I am wild about Wikispaces because it provides teachers with a flexible tool to help students become engaged in learning and it supports the development of collaborative skills necessary for them to succeed in school and beyond.