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Browsing Archive: October, 2011

Why we love interactive whiteboards: By Taylor Kennedy & Nicole Oosthuisen (Gr 4)

Posted by Nina Adams on Monday, October 31, 2011, In : Classroom Tech Tools 

This year the Preparatory School was lucky enough to have Mimios installed in our classrooms. We’re going to tell you about how having Mimios or SMART boards in our classrooms have made a difference to our lessons.

Our lessons are much more fun and engaging than they used to be because the whole class can interact with the board and really get involved in the lessons. We get to play games such as Mouse Mischief, which makes learning and revising topics much more enjoyable. We have used M...
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Wordle Review - By Taylor Kennedy & Dana Botha (Gr 4)

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, In : Innovative Students 

‘Wordles’ are a fun way of creating a word cloud, based on any text that you write. The more frequently a word appears in your writing the bigger it will be in your ‘wordle’. You can change the font, colour and style of your ‘wordle’ you can also send it to the gallery with a title and by whom. It is a great fun and we would really recommend it for everyone.

We made our ‘wordles’ by doing an exercise called two stars and a wish to evaluate our project work. The two stars...
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