ive had to move ahead as I only have my students for three more days before we finish.
I have added some video clips to our Games We Play VoiceThread. My children playing the games they invented and some voice comments…"
"Tasha, Thanks for starting the google doc. We return from Thanksgiving break tomorrow and I'll share it with my class. We have lots of questions for you too we can add. We are not blogging yet, my class blog is mainly a way to keep parents…"
"Paula , thanks for attending the meeting -sorry I couldnt get cover for my class. Happy to make contact with your class. Skype wont work for us because of the time zones. My kids have communicating with K classes through twitter and google doc…"
"My kids loved seeing all the handshakes this past week. We particularly enjoyed how different they were from each other. We have lots of questions for each group! Anyone interested in either emailing or skyping? We only have school on Mon/Tues this…"
"Interested in eyejot but thinking realistically, Im not sure that I have time to learn a new tool right now. I will see if I can get to it. Sounds great but I am struggling to keep all my balls up in the air at the moment! Let me see how…"
"Maybe you guys could decide on the materials for the game the children will create? I particularly like Paula's ideas of yarn and popsicle sticks, and would add a couple of pebbles! : ) (All things that are easily accessible, at least…"
"One more thought for today. I noticed Betsye mentioned eyejot.com. I checked it out and it seems like a great way to ask each other questions when we are in time zones that may not work for skype sessions. It's an apple based program,…"
I agree with using Voicethread. My individual kids will have accounts tomorrow, so I'll be able to have them comment and then I'll go in as moderator (as Tasha suggested) to get them up.
Tomorrow we begin! We'll do our KWL…"
This is my first time participating in Flat Classrooms. I hope that I can get my head around the requirements and assist other teachers in my school to take on the challenge in 2013.
I think it will be lots of fun and given the buzz I felt after the first BB meet, I'm confident this is going to be a great experience with a fantastic and inclusive bunch of teachers.
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