Mystery Skype is a very cool way to connect with other classrooms around the country or even the world.
Teacher Pernille Ripp from Wisconsin has a great overview of the Mystery Skype process on her blog.
Check out her post entitled “So You Want to Do Mystery Skype?”
It’s 2013. The 21st Century isn’t the future, it’s the present.
Terry Heick at TeachThought has a great article entitled “36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do”.
Check out his article and see if you agree!
Lesson Idea: Have students use iMovie and Discovery Education videos to create movie trailers about historical people and events.
Here are a few samples:
This video outlines how the Edmodo app can be used to collect student created IMAGES and VIDEOS from a classroom set of iPads.
Social Media tools, like Twitter, can be powerful ways to facilitate communication and collaboration among students.
Samantha Miller outlines a variety of ways to incorporate social media in the classroom in her post “50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom“.