Today provided me with one of those – ‘blimey things are going to be different from now on’ moments. After a staff meeting about guided writing with children last night, I put two and two together and realised that a tool called Etherpad could be a match made in heaven. I came across Etherpad through a [...]
Entries Tagged as 'collaboration'
March 31, 2009 · 6 Comments · Literacy, Tools, Writing, Year 6
November 21, 2008 · No Comments · Tools
Exciting addition to the work I’ve been doing with Synchroneyes today! I got the children to use the chat feature to post research that they had found on the Internet about David Livingstone the Victorian explorer. This worked incredibly well and led to a really interesting discussion with the children about chatting in general. After [...]
Over the last few weeks I’ve been using Smart’s Synchroneyes classroom management software to monitor children as they are working on the individual umpcs on the classroom. I have to say that I think this could be some software that helps teachers hugely. Basically when children log on they have to connect to the teachers [...]
June 29, 2008 · 1 Comment · Google Docs, Literacy, Writing, Year 6
AIM: To write a collaborative play script using Google Docs WHY: Writing using Google Docs should allow the teachers and children to work on the script in their own time without having to be together. Using the Forms should allow all the children to contribute their ideas to the script. The children should have a [...]