You’re Never Too Young To Learn: Using Technology To Document Student Achievement In The K-3 Classroom By Aviva Dunsiger - @avivaloca K-2 Teacher For 11 Years Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
GoogleDocsDeveloping ideas and working on conventionsGiving descriptive feedback to “bump up” their work
TwitterInteractive Writing – Using classroom resources to help with spelling unfamiliar words.
WordleDevelop ideas in all subject areas.Add to blog to show progress over the year.
Skype:Opening Up The Walls Of The ClassroomConnect with others to learn.Record Skype calls to provide documented evidence of learning.
Skype: For Small Group InteractionStudents using Skype to share their learning with others and learn from others too.
Students Teaching Students Through Skype: Redefining “A Teacher”
Wallwisher: Great As An “Exit Card” Students can use Wallwisher or Lino to demonstrate their knowledge on any subject. Can be embedded in a blog for evidence of learning.
Backchannelling: Reading, Writing, & Active Listening Students Using Today’sMeet As ABackchannel: Log Of “Conversation”
Halloween Story VoiceThreadsDifferentiated way of showing learning –Embedded on the blog as documentation oflearning.
A Student Using Diigo During Literacy CentresSocial Bookmarking for reading, writing,and the Arts. Makes thinking visible.
Storybird: Embed Into BlogsRecord of writing – Shows growth over time.
Class Blog PostUsing video recordings to show thinking.
Blogging On The SMART BoardLearning from peers. Record ofcontributions.
Student Blogging:Brainstormed On Palm Treo And Writing On Computer – Record of ideas and final product.
Daily Tweeters: Sharing Our Class With The World
EvernoteCompilation of assessment. Tags to help organize. Great way to show growth!
Don’t Underestimate Photographs, Videos, or RecordingsLivescribe Pen iPad iPod Touch Digital Camera Nintendo DS