I am doing a project with my 7th graders where they will be writing and illustrating their own folktales. In past years, they've typed their stories on Word and drew in their own illustrations after…Continue
I was given a grant for about $3200 for my library (independent school, Middle School library, grades 5-8). The grant specifies video equipment. I'd appreciate any thoughts on what I should consider buying. We have plenty of flip, digital, and video cameras. I was thinking about investing in some videoconferencing equipment, but I don't know where to start. Help!!!See More
"Here are a couple of on-line sites that may or may not fit your needs.
However, you may want to still consider Word (or an on-line word processor) and use sites that allow them to draw on-line. There are many sites that do that.…"
I am doing a project with my 7th graders where they will be writing and illustrating their own folktales. In past years, they've typed their stories on Word and drew in their own illustrations after it was printed out. This year, I'd like to use some 21st c. technology for the project! Does anyone have any suggestions for (free) web tools where the kids can write, illustrate (uploading an illustration would be great), and possibly read their tales?See More
"I love Glogster. It's a great tool for creative expression as well as for presenting the kids' knowledge and ideas. Fun graphics, lots of choices, and you can insert audio, video, links, etc. You can embed a glog in a blog (!) and you can…"
"I have all kinds of ideas for you! My first thoughts are Glogster and VoiceThread. I teach 7th grade language arts, too, and we did a glogster project while studying The Outsiders, which worked really well. You can sign up for Glogster EDU and give…"
I teach Middle School language arts at The Columbus Academy in Gahanna, Ohio. I am also the 7th grade team leader. My blog is all about technology in the classroom, curriculum planning, and YA book reviews.
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