As a generalist MYP teacher, I cover a number of subjects – humanities based – within the lower middle school grade levels. One of the many advantages to this is that it allows for transdisciplinary learning PYP style. This semester we are making iBook ePortfolios. Read More
One project that I really loved doing the last two years was the Math Tutorials. Students worked in pairs or individually to design and create a short tutorial using Explain Everything that showed their numeracy learning. We did this project twice through the course of the year: early in the year, and then towards the end during review. I created my own version of the project as a model. Read More
Eighteen months ago we made the slightly crazy decision to buy four iPads for me to use in the classroom. The application and purchasing process to get apps on the shared elementary iPad cart the school owned was very lengthy so I just got my own. Expensive but easy! Read More
In continuation from the previous posts about sourcing creative commons licensed images, this post will be about how to use those images, together with your own, to create amazing content!
Now that the justification for ethical use of images has been laid and we understand a bit more about Creative Commons, we can start learning the strategies for finding and using such images. Read More
One of the best resources student can learn to use to help them find images is Creative Commons licensing. In this post we will learn a little more about licenses and there is a great “cheat sheet” that explains each of the symbols.