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How Students Can Create Animated Movies to Teach Each Other

How Students Can Create Animated Movies to Teach Each Other | Organización y Futuro | Scoop.it
In addition to learning our content and curriculum standards, today's students also need to be able to do the following effectively: collaborate with one another, synthesize ideas, create content, ...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, January 17, 2014 5:35 AM

Have you seen an RSA Animate video? Are you interested in learning how to make one or better yet, have your students make one? This post provides an in-depth look at how to go about have your students create an animated video that provides them with the opportunity to  practice 21st century skills (quoted from post below):

* collaborate with one another

* synthesize ideas

* create content

* communicate ideas clearly

* use technology

This activity is designed to have your students create content, providing you with materials to use in future classes as well as helping your current students understand the materiial.

The author, Jordan Collier, provides a detailed five-day plan. Day 1 would have you dividing students into groups of three, assign them a section of a chapter in a textbook, and determine the key facts that need to be taught. To read about how to assist them with this and the tasks for Day 2 - 5 click through to the post.

Eduardo Wegman's curator insight, January 19, 2014 10:29 AM

Collaboration is the key for future society development

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25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area

25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area | Organización y Futuro | Scoop.it

"Reading is reading. By understanding that letters make sounds, we can blend those sounds together to make whole sounds that symbolize meaning we can all exchange with one another.

Without getting too Platonic about it all, reading doesn’t change simply because you’re reading a text from another content area. Only sometimes it does.

Science content can often by full of jargon, research citations, and odd text features.

Social Studies content can be an interesting mix of itemized information, and traditional paragraphs/imagery..."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, December 27, 2013 11:40 PM

Along with the visual that provides 12 reading strategies this post provides an additional 13 strategies and links to 4 additional resources. The strategies suggested go across curriculum areas.