This assignment has been beaten into the ground but it’s still pretty cool. There are a lot of blank Facebook templates out there but I have found many of them lacking. So, I started designing my own (I hope I don’t get sued). This is a great assignment for students because they can relate . . . → Read More: Facebook Templates for Education
Enlighten us but make it quick. That’s the moto of Ignite Speeches. http://igniteshow.com/ I have been seriously impressed with this format of giving a speech. 20 slides, 15 seconds each, 5 minutes long. My students were given this option for their end of the year research project. Many have taken the challenge.
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My class erupted this week. We are learning about the Medieval times and we took a break from content and focused on one particular siege weapon, the trebuchet. The class was broken down into 5 groups of 3-4 students with one assignment, build a trebuchet. We watched a short documentary by NOVA in class yesterday . . . → Read More: The Power of Fun