Student created web pages, social media sites, e-posters, wikis, websites, e-books …
The following screenshots are from a Year 5 student’s project on ‘Food, fitness and photos’ presented as a web site using Wipasnapa, a very easy to use web site creation tool. The task had a dual learning focus on food and fitness, along with photography and the strategic use of images to convey meaning. The completed project included user generated (original) video and audio content, photographs and print.
Fakebook is a fun but very powerful higher order thinking tool which allows teachers and students to create imaginary profile pages for analysing and synthesising information. This example of a Fakebook page was set up by history teacher Aiden Harris as a revision tool for his Year 10 students to contribute to. The context is a very specific time and place in modern European history: Germany and the course of events (SCRAMCUP acronym) between 1933-1939 leading to World War 2.
It’s OK to be different is an e-book published as an Apple ibook in the Apple store, written and illustrated by Year 5 students Elise, Holly, Matt & Geordie. Read what they have to say about the process of writing, illustrating and publishing this book on their class blog An Apple a day (thanks to teacher Vanessa Sango).