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  • 1. Final PresentationEDFI 560
    Beth Schroeder
  • 2. Scrumblr
    Scrumblr is a new site that provides an online space to create and share sticky notes with a group. Scrumblr can be used by anyone to quickly create an online space for sharing stickies. To use, go to
  • 3. Educational Use
    Online sticky note services like Scrumblr are useful for brainstorming sessions in which students can quickly share a bunch of ideas with each other. The anonymous online format enables shy students to share their ideas without fear of criticism from other group members. 
  • 4. More Info
    • Scrumblr sticky notes are limited to text only
    • 5. The board you create can be divided into columns that you label – the maximum number of columns allowed is 8. You add notes to each by dragging them under the corresponding column. Optionally you can add a colored dot to each note; this can help prioritize the tasks
  • Protection
    • Since the site doesn’t offer usernames or passwords, each Scrumblr page is open for the world to edit
    • 6. Remember to protect your own identity and the identities of your students!
  • Scrumblr =simple and easy to use!
    I mean, really,who doesn’t like simple and easy?
  • 7. Likable Features
    • The font used on the site resembles that of natural handwriting
    It is a user-friendly web service
    Lets you easily manage tasks
    Provides a virtual notice board
    Your notice board gets a public URL
    You can divide the board into labeled columns
    Tasks can be added to each column
    Colored dots can be used to prioritize tasks
  • 8. Bloom’s Taxonomy
    Understanding: Students can describe, discuss, and explain ideas on Scrumblr
    Evaluating: Students can argue, defend, judge, select, support and evaluate ideas on Scrumblr
    Creating: Students can assemble, construct, create, design, develop, formulate, and write ideas on Scrumblr
  • 9. Read Write Think
    This site is a great resource for both teachers and parents. It is full of lesson plan ideas, printouts, and interactive games (sorted by grade level and topic) for the students to play.  It also has different strategies that a teacher can use in their classroom, along with a list professional development seminars a teacher can attend online.  This site also includes resources for parents and afterschool activities. To use, go to
  • 10. Educational Use
    This site is centered around education! Teachers can utilize the lesson plans, interactives, and printouts for their students to use. Teachers can also apply any classroom strategies they find useful
  • 11. Site Navigation
    The site is very organized, user-friendly, and easy to navigate. Thesite can be navigated by grade level (K-12), resource type (lesson plans, student interactives, calendar activities, or printouts), learning objectives (such as phonemic awareness or multicultural awareness), or theme (such as social action or drama)
  • 12. Lesson Plans
    • The lesson plans and thematic unit ideas are very well-developed
    • 13. Content standards can very easily be identified in the lessons
    • 14. All are categorized by grade chunks
    • 15. If you’re creative, you can take an idea or one individual plan, and turn it into multiple lesson plans or a thematic unit
  • Professional Development
    • Read, Write Think lists seminars you can attend both in-person and online
    • 16. The site also contains a Professional Library, which contains books, journals, and other publications that can help teachers learn and grow at their own pace. These articles are full of tools, ideas, and suggestions you can use in your own classroom
  • Parents
    • Parents can find activities, projects, games, tools, tips, printouts, and podcasts created with them in mind
    • 17. All suggestions are fun, educational, and easy to use outside of school. These suggestions can be used as a supplement to what the child is learning in school, or would be fun to complete during the summer
    • 18. All resources listed in this section can also be helpful for teachers to use in their classroom
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy
    Applying: Students can choose, demonstrate, interpret, solve, and use concepts that have been taught using the interactive tools and printouts.
  • 19. Check out Read Write Think on your own!!
    It’s great!!
  • 20. THE END!!!