Ideas on how to blend or flip writing workshop. Students control the time, place, path or pace of their own learning. Online publishing of student work provided. This approach allows for more coaching and conferencing time between teacher and student and more actual writing time.
AR vs VR Which World Do You Live In? ~ Cassie Horton ~ Innovative Technologies Strand
Augmented and virtual reality can bring virtual field trips into the classroom to promote student-directed learning! Use AR Apps, Aurasma, Google Cardboard, and Google Lit Trips to provide innovative instruction that is FUN!
Travel the World with Google Maps ~ Lynne Blum and Kim Derrenbacher ~ 1-1 Learning Environment Strand
Google My Maps can help students visualize and understand the world around them in all subject areas and grade levels. Students create, collaborate, and share maps on topics then add video, graphics, and audio to further explain where you are and what you're seeing.
Blogging 101: Authentic Audiences Enhance Learning ~ Lee Araoz ~ 1:1 Learning Environment
"Blogging gives students a true purpose for writing and offers opportunities to connect authentically with others. This enhances learning as students are actively creating content rather than passively consuming it." Web-based applications used for blogging include KidBlog, Padlet, and SeeSaw. Poll students using Mentimeter.