Monday, February 8, 2016

Blogs at Talahi

10 (or more) Reasons to use Blogs at Talahi

  1. Promotes collaboration
  2. Establishes home-school connection
  3. Improves writing and digital literacy
  4. Showcases student accomplishments
  5. Gives students a voice
  6. Teaches digital citizenship
  7. Gives students a global and authentic audience
  8. Creates a digital portfolio
  9. Is cross-curricular (Use it in any subject)
  10. Develops critical thinking skills
  11. Allows teachers for time to respond for students who you don’t necessarily have time to respond to during class.
  12. Provides a voice for students who are shy or do not often speak up can have more of a voice.
  13. Growing trend in communication.
  14. Easier to edit comments when typing.
  15. Gives spelling support.

Book Creator at Talahi

10 (or more) Ways Book Creator is Used at Talahi

  1. Parts of speech book
  2. Fluency (one page per month)
  3. Research projects
  4. Personal Narrative
  5. Math Strategy Book
  6. Science Projects (include pictures and drawings)
  7. How to or Tutorial Books
  8. Class Book (record events from the year)
  9. Inclusiveness Book (pictures of each of the class for students with special needs)
  10. Notetaking and reflection (documenting the learning process)
  11. Benchmark Poster (Language lesson stories) Vocabulary

Airserver at Talahi

Top 10 ways to use Airserver at Talahi

  1. Take pictures of students who are on task. Show to students via Airserver.
  2. Project ABC mouse app
  3. Use if for music in rotations and transitions. Note: If you turn mirroring off, your sound is still connected.
  4. Use for modeling from any part of the room (ex. Garageband, modeling)
  5. Have students share their work on Airserver. Note: You can have multiple iPads displayed at once.
  6. Display Class Dojo points
  7. Show a Youtube or show a Youtube through
  8. Display your Visual Exit Directions (Could be made on Google Slides)
  9. Facetime and Skype in the Classroom
  10. Display a Visual timer

For more information on Airserver see these tutorial videos: