Simplifying and condensing information to the bare essential facts can sometime be challenging for students. I read this blog post by Glenn Wiebe on the PERSIAN graphic organiser and knew I wanted to try it with my I&S students. 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!
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.
Creative integrity is an important element of digital citizenship. Students need to develop and practice strategies to ethically create and consume information. This will help them to form a positive and responsible digital identity from the outset. One important element of this that is generally overlooked is using images ethically. Read More
This sneak peak is of a music education resource we are currently making with the amazing Karen Carey and the very talented Ironwood Ensemble! For this project we are commissioning U.K. illustrator Rebecca Burgees to create a series of three caricatures of the great composer. Here is the Home page:
UPDATE August 2016: maybe an iBook…
One aspect of school work I remember as a child is that it was only done so that the teacher could mark it. Mum and Dad would see my work when it was sent home at the end of the week and maybe Grandma and Pa would look at it when they visited but that was it. It was collected in a crumpled up cardboard folder for a very small audience. Read More