Category Archives: Assessing student work

Skype in the classroom

When I was in primary school (and secretly even today) I loved when visitors came into the classroom, or when we took field trips (even if it was just to the playground), or if we got to talk with another … Continue reading

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Padlet

Classroom projects and assignments can sometimes be tedious for students and not often interactive or collaborative with the entire class. There are so many tools in technology that can assist a teacher in creating assignments that are just the opposite. … Continue reading

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Metta: A New Kind of Presentation

As a pre-service teacher, have you ever thought about what you would do if you had to be absent and had to depend on a substitute, who is not familiar with the material and the style of your class?  Have … Continue reading

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Alchemy SmartBinder: Creating lessons online

All teachers have to make lesson plans for their classes every day, often written on paper which can be messy and hard to organize.  By writing lesson plans on paper, it is often hard for teachers to incorporate various media … Continue reading

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Creating an Interactive Poster with Glogster

As students we’ve all been given poster projects which we’ve spent hours creating just to have them ruined on our way to school. Either something that was glued onto the poster falls off on the bus and we didn’t realize … Continue reading

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Using Jing Screen Capture

Have you ever wanted to have the ability to easily capture an image of your screen, create a video, and share it with others?  Jing, a free downloadable computer service, allows you to take a screenshot or create a video … Continue reading

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Using Google Forms to Create Self-Checking Quizzes – Sample Post #2

This is a sample post serving as a model for the second post each of you will create. On Friday 10/18, the last of you will post your first post (on lynda tutorial/video), and the next week we will shift … Continue reading

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