Below is my seven minute micropresentation from Teachmeet styley thingy (I think that name could stick!) at the eTwinning Ambassadors meeting #etwpdw.
In my seven minutes (I think the lovely @digitalmaverick gave me a little longer….) I talked about
1. using Wallwisher to collect ideas, have asynchronus discussions and review learning / progress. I set up an example Wallwisher just prior to my presentation and asked my Twitter pals to contribute. Thank you!
2.using Google Maps to keep an online track of postcards being exchanged in our eTwinning project Greetings across the miles, as well as cards from Postcrossing. The actual postcards are displayed on the school wall, but by plotting them on a Google Map pupils get an idea of how far the cards have travelled, the position of countries and much more that enhances and extends the experience beyond a piece of paper arriving in the post.
3.using Storybird to write collaborative stories. I ran out of time at this point and had to be very brief but my idea was to use Storybird to write stories across countries as follows –
- agree on a set of visuals.
- each group writes the story in their own language -or in a common one.
- stories are shared.
I bet no two stories would be the same!
As soon as I liberate it from @digitalmaverick, i’ll upload the video of my presentation. But until then, if you have any questions, please contact me.