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Using Re.vu Infographic for Student-led Conferences

Deciding to shake things up a bit for the annual student-led conferences by incorporating an infographic story builder. Students are using ru.vu to reflect their work in a visually stimulating representation of their work and skills. They’ll use the infographic in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Import PowerPoints into Prezi’s

Move those slideshows to the cloud. Prezi now has the capability to quickly turn those tired bullet ridden Microsoft PowerPoint presentations into zoomable Prezi presentations. Finally, they’ve added audio and voice over as a functionality. Check out the tutorial – Prezi … Continue reading

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Building Students’ Learning Network with RSS Feeds

Building up students’ stamina for reading blogs takes time and patience. I am careful not to create too much of a fuss about having to read blogs regularly; however, I think students can find great examples from out in the … Continue reading

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Using Gliffy to Create Schematic Diagram

I like using Gliffy for creating diagrams and infographic material. The free version allows you to create five diagrams. So this year in science class, I asked students to create a schematic of an series circuit. Watch this screencast tutorial … Continue reading

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Getting Kids’ Reaction to Minecraft

I am intrigued by the idea of incorporating gaming into my classroom. Minecraft has taken over the school — particularly some of the boys in my class and definitely my son who has ‘mining’ his own business. I came across … Continue reading

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Kids React to Texting While Driving Video

I have been watching people texting while driving, riding motorcycles, walking, and cycling. It’s dangerous and it’s bugging me out. Time for a lesson for my students. I came across Kids React by TheFineBros and really liked the idea of … Continue reading

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Persuasive PowToon to Rescue the Sun Bear Center

                  The news spread quickly to the school — the local government was considering shutting down the KWPLH Environmental Education Center located at kilometer 23. This was horrible news. The Environmental Education … Continue reading

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PowToon Presentation Tool

Pow! Zoom! Shamako! I am excited about a new presentation tool that I’ve been itching to tinker with–PowToon. Back in December the folks from from International School Services (ISS) hosted a media contest for teacher candidates. For the 2012-2013 recruitment season, … Continue reading

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Voila! Voki the Vocabulary

I have been searching for an interesting, student-friendly tool that will allow my students to audio record their weekly vocabulary words (Wild Words). At last, I think I found one. At Ms. Burton’s Blog, blog, blog, blog, blog some more, I discovered … Continue reading

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Glued to Glogster

Looking to visually spice up the wiki page for the collaborative  Sun Bear Rock! project between our school and grade 7 science classes at ISKL, I started tinkering with Glogster. Glued to the Glog is probably a better way to describe it. … Continue reading

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