Hello Mary, Linda and Fellows,
This sounds like an excellent activity, Mary :-)
Sharing this activity coul accomplished well in any of the ways you have
suggested. I just returned from a conference in which one of the
mornings was spent visiting projects individually, on individual
computers. I've done it this way in classrooms, too. It is a nice change
from a "presentation" to all...and has real advantages for the shy
student. You can also delve more deeply into discussion of the
relationships of image and text in this smaller, less formal setting. I
have had students do this kind of round robin feedback carrying a "form"
to be submitted at the conclusion of the activity to ensure serious
commitment to the review process. My two cents :-)
As for your second question...
The "Getting Started" section of the Learning Page is where you can find
the answers to such questions:
I believe you want to share with your students "How to Link and
We even added a little "movie" to help visual learners :-)
Good luck with your project. Do let us know how it works out!
Class of '97
>>>Linda Thompson and I (American Memory Fellows 2000) enjoyed the
special fifth anniversary
tribute to "Today in History" on April 1 at
<http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/apr01.html>. We are
thinking about using the idea of linking historical photographs to
phrases within student essays on
topics in history. We thought it would provide our students with a
unique way of expressing
themselves while focusing on excellent writing rather than on pictures.
Sort of an antidote to PowerPoint.
We have two questions for the experts:
1. What would be the best way to present student writing with links?
Projecting to a
screen? Rotating kids through multiple computers? Other ideas for
sharing learning with classmates?
2. Can you remind us again where we can go to get help saving American
to avoid the dynamic link problem?
Thanks in advance for your help.
Library Media Specialist/Technology Coordinator
Eagleview Middle School
1325 Vindicator Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Academy School District Twenty 20Mail
The Learning Page Project Coordinator
Library of Congress
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