Gifted students will be working on their online portfolios starting today. We will be writing a persuasive argument about exotic animals being pets and publishing it online. The advanced classes will be doing their speeches in class, with the online component being a powerpoint presentation or a Sway presentation. (Image borrowed from indiatoday.in)
Please check out our podcast here – you can also put the RSS feed into any podcast player to search for our podcast: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:174561607/sounds.rss – the latest episode from Ponce is episode 203! Hope you enjoy, and learn along with us as we try something new! Now also available on iTunes Podcast app! Just search for … Continue reading
Please check out our podcast here – you can also put the RSS feed into any podcast player to search for our podcast: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:174561607/sounds.rss – the latest episode from Ponce is episode 201! Hope you enjoy, and learn along with us as we try something new!
This has been a rather exciting week. I have just recently started listening to a podcast by a famous comedian and reminiscing about the few episodes we did in my 8th grade class back at JFK Middle. The school year is about to start, and I want to start up again with these great kids … Continue reading
This was all I could think of when we were talking about the SAMR Model in a workshop recently. This is why I make online publishing a big part of my class.
Getting started: Go to http://www.wordpress.com and click on Create Website. Choose the topic “Education” and what you would like your Portfolio to look like. Choose your Domain name – it MUST be firstnamelastinitialmdcps – then select the domain that comes up as firstnamelastinitialmdcps.wordpress.com (that’s the free one). You will need to put your email address … Continue reading
We have not had a post in a long time! But that doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy! Check out an overview of our projects based on The Giver by Lois Lowry. Per. 1 Giver Games Per. 2 Giver Games Per. 3 Giver Games Per. 5 Giver Games Per. 6 Giver Games Per. 4 is … Continue reading
Do you think Lemon Brown might have looked something like the man above? We are going to go on a blues journey. You will see four youtube links to blues songs that we may have heard in the class for this unit. For your home learning assignment, you should listen to the music. Do these songs … Continue reading
We haven’t had an update in a while! Sorry, I have been busy running the JFK website and the JFK BEAT Website. First things first, check out the Giver Games – while you’re at it, browse the rest of the BEAT website 🙂 Now, down to student business – next week, we will be having … Continue reading
Edit: Paper Slides being added – see below! No, not a playground slide… Paper Slides! The PaperFreeClass attended a digital learning conference at Miami Jackson Senior High School yesterday and got this great idea from Lance Rougeux, the keynote speaker. (The irony that we are using paper for this is not lost on me.) Students … Continue reading