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Welcome to the Workshop
Rational: Given the financial constraints and issues of access to meaningful technology, the
Western Massachusetts Writing Project
believes that educators can still utilize no-cost online tools for classroom instruction and student learning. Of course, sometimes "free" is not really free, particularly when it comes to advertising on such sites, or lack of technical support, or minimal applications.
It's always good to be wary and knowledgeable about any site you use with your students.
Head to my Wallwisher
Add a "sticky note" that explains one way that you have used (or tried to use) technology with your students
I'll then walk you through how to use Wallwisher
We'll brainstorm ways you might be able to use a site like this for your classroom.
Make Beliefs Comics
Create a comic that makes fun of teaching (but be nice!)
I'll explain a bit about the world of webcomics
We'll brainstorm ways that you might use the site for classroom instruction.
(which is different than the public Glogster)
I'll give you a login and password to use.
Create a Glog about a favorite book or author or television show or movie.
I'll talk about what Glogster is and how to get set up your own site.
Virtual Exit Slip:
Which tool could you see using your classroom and how would you use it?
Choose an image and write a story
We'll brainstorm ways that you might use Piclits for writing and other subject areas.
Choose a style
Write a story
See an eBook that I wrote with Storybird called "
The Best Ice Cream in the Galaxy
Choose search terms, music and make a digital story
to post some thoughts about a favorite book.
You can log in with my account:
and I will provide you with the password.
help on how to format text
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