Category Archives: Collaborating

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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Popplet: A Place for Your Ideas

In Richard Byrne’s popular blog Free Technology for Teachers, there is a post called Popplet-Collaborative Mind Maps and Sticky Notes describing a service named Popplet. In short, Popplet is a cool tool that allows users to create aesthetically pleasing graphic organizers and … Continue reading

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