Mystery Skype…
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Mystery Skype…

WOW…what a fantastic day of learning today! I have discovered MYSTERY SKYPE. I know for some this has been around for a while BUT we did our first one today. What a buzz of excitement in the room today. What a fantastic REAL WORLD context to learn about the world, continents, countries, cities, longitude, latitude … Continue reading

Textisms…hhmmmmm…
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Textisms…hhmmmmm…

Do textisms erode kids’ ability to use proper language? As an educator with a passion for literacy I have always been of the mindset that young people’s constant use of text language full of abbreviations, confusion of homonyms, and general inventive language MUST be having a detrimental effect on their writing skills. After reading this … Continue reading

Build a PLN using a SMS…
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Build a PLN using a SMS…

Education is full of abbreviations and acronyms! There is a terrific lesson in itself:) Anyway… I have been researching ways to widen my Personal Learning Network. So far, through Google+ I have made a connection with 2 teachers in America and we are in the process of planning a Mystery Skype to connect our students. … Continue reading