Here’s the news the students have been waiting patiently for! (I certainly have!) Announcing all the winners! The competition was for any class or student
Author: Ann S. Michaelsen
Challenge 5 – teachers only
This challenge is found at technology in the classroom. In response to challenge nr. 5 – for the topic ‘Blogging safely in the big wide
Teaching through technology
Some useful thoughts on how to teach students the skills of the 21. century. Pay attention from T4- Pay attention. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.2505272&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] more about “Pay
Einstein the parrot!
If you feel it is difficult to teach your students you might consider animal training! Just for fun! [vodpod id=Groupvideo.2501471&w=425&h=350&fv=] more about “Einstein le perroquet“,
Fun stuff in the classroom
Objectives: Instead of students using PowerPoint to present projects, let them post on their blogs using these useful tools! To do list: Glogster – register
Teaching about the media’s coverage of the swine flue!
Objectives: What role should the media play in informing the public about dangerous diseases? Should they make us aware of all the potential dangers? Teaching
Learning about the different regions in the United States
Objectives: To learn about the geography of the United states To be able to explain the difference between the regions in the United States Teaching
History of the First 100 Days
Image by catface3 via Flickr Objectives: To learn how the president is judged after the first 100 days How he is compared to FDR Teaching
The history behind YouTube + interview with Mike Wesch on CBS Sunday Morning
Objectives: To learn what goes on inside You tube itself To learn how one website revolutionized online viewing and our culture at the same time!
Richard St. John’s 8 secrets of success
Objectives: To motivate students and answer the question; what does it take to be successful! Teaching method Show this clip and discuss in class afterwards
Twitter in the classroom?
High schoolers at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, Minn. are being engaged in the classroom in a whole new way. By using social media tools
Objectives To learn more about different societies and groups of people who fall outside the accepted norm. Options: Chose either The nothing to do generation
You never know! Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent
Objectives: Teaching about the underdog (a person who is expected to lose in a contest or conflict.) Teaching methods: Watch the video and discuss; prejudice
Another post about twitter, Oprah, Ashton and Co founder of Twitter – Evan Williams
Oprah Winfrey’s Twitter show talking with the co-founder of Twitter Evan Williams about how Twitter is democratizing the media. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.2390662&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26]
The first lady visits England!
What happens when to nations with totally different styles visit? How will the first lady manage in the meeting with the Queen? How many outfits