Jun 13, 2017

MYP Design Criteria B4 Exemplars

In my colleague's Year 3 MYP Design Class, the Middle School students have been creating some amazing work this year.

Here are a few examples of Criteria B4, where students need to give a final version of a draft and justify it against their design specifications.
iv) Develop accurate and detailed planning drawings/diagrams and outline the requirements for the creation of the chosen solution
Thinglink is a great tool for annotations. It also saves on paper.

Jun 12, 2017

List of all Expeditions

There are more smart people outside your organization than inside.

Teachers are great thieves. But stealing the best stuff requires you to know where to look.

A while back I came across something called List of all Expeditions. The great thing about this list is that it is a Google Spreadsheet that is continually being updated.

It's such a great resource to get students into AR.

Click the image below to access all expeditions on a Google Sheet.

Jun 2, 2017

A Guide to Using Twitter and Other Social Media

The Grade 7's are currently doing an IDU (Interdisciplinary Unit) with Science and English. Part of the requirements has them using Twitter to share information and connect with experts or Tweeple who are interested in the same topic.

This is the start of a presentation I made to help them understand how to use social media for this project and in general as well.

What do you think about it?
Am I missing anything?
What would you add?