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Summer Training Day 6

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Blogs in the classroom


  • Watch the video below on blogs to get a general understanding of them.


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  • One of the coolest web applications that I have ever used is called Animoto.  Animoto basically takes your pictures and text, sets them to music, and creates an awesome video with cool transitions and effects. 
  • We are going to make an Animoto video today.  First watch my example below.





  • I created this video in less than 20 minutes.  I simply found pictures on the web and saved them.  I then uploaded the pictures to Animoto, added my text, selected a song, and created the video.
  • Let's give it a try. 

Comments (7)

Amber said

at 1:16 pm on Jul 14, 2010

You could use it as your classroom newsletter.

Amber said

at 1:17 pm on Jul 14, 2010

Fluency passages for younger students to practice.

janelle.vanacker@cms.k12.nc.us said

at 1:17 pm on Jul 14, 2010

A student could sum up the day and blog.
Students could blog on the literature that they are reading.

stephanie nesbitt said

at 1:18 pm on Jul 14, 2010

I can use blogs to network with other professionals as well as communicate with my family, friends, and students.

rinice sauls said

at 1:19 pm on Jul 14, 2010

I would have my students blog as a means of written reflection. After each day or week, the students could blog about what they learned in class. It can later serve as a tool for review. I could also have my students blog while working on an ongoing project, especially in science. They can write about the discoveries they made, conclusions they've drawn, etc.

Kim McCaffrey said

at 1:19 pm on Jul 14, 2010

A debate about how differently children feel about a class or group novel.

francesscott said

at 1:20 pm on Jul 14, 2010

This would be a way to describe a trip and students who are interested could read and make comments. Could also recap the day's activities for students to read.

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