In today’s edmodo blog, there is a fascinating post from a fifth grade teacher. She used edmodo groups to writing skills with historical fiction. The post includes sample pages, rubrics, and other resources. Click here to read.
A few weeks ago I participated in an ISTE webinar on Digital Storytelling. That evening, I learned a few things:
In case you would like to view the webinar, I’ve attached the link here. For those with iPads, Toontastic might be a good place to start since it is built on the story arc components. Or try some of the graphic organizer in Story Maker (ReadWriteThink)
And I’m not talking about a foreign language. This post is about the 21centurey fluencies are: solution, information, creativity, media, and collaborative. Take all of these and mix in a global citizenship view, and you have Fluency21. Make a free account to explore their resources and lesson ideas.
The Utah Education Network (UEN) has a series of short (2-3 minute) videos on internet safety as well as bullying. They are grouped by grade level (K-3, 4-6, 7-12) and can be located on the Planet Nutshell website.