2- Make a radio programme
A project to foster collaboration and cooperation in small groups to make a radio news programme. Look at this example
3- Write monster descriptions
Are you doing the parts of the body with your Primary class? At Monster Exchange, your class can participate in a truly online project with another school. Your students design their own monsters and write an in-depth description of their monster. A pupil from another school tries to recreate the monster from the description (without looking at the original picture). The two pictures are then compared. http://www.monsterexchange.org/.
4- Make class displays using an online flipbook
Make your own flip book by uploading pdfs to this free site: http://www.flipsnack.com/ Your students write their stories, you upload them to the site and you have a great way of displaying your students’ work on your school blog.
5- Learn about bats for Halloween!
Are you doing Halloween with your Primary classes? Check out this great website for information on bats http://www.bats4kids.org/#sthash.MgnyQQ1x.dpufCopy out the main questions and ask your students to try and guess the answers, then ask them to go to the site and check to see if their answers were correct. There’s also an online bat quiz!
6- Improve your student’s writing
This video clip shows how a group of Upper-secondary students take on more responsibility for their learning and, as a result, produce better writing and are more motivated to learn.
7- Make online posters with glogster
Use glogster to get your students to produce an online poster, listing top 5 environmental problems, and the top 5 environmental actions that people can take to look after the environment. Glogster is popular because students can add images, videos and music.
8- Christmas around the world
Search the web to find out how Christmas is celebrated around the world!
9- Give your students a real audience with penpals
It’s exciting seeing your students write and receive letters and link up with other classes around the world. There are many penpal sites, but here’s one group that is closed. Sign up and find another teacher and a class of students to link up to: http://penpalswhowrite.wikispaces.com/ Once your students are writing, use education skype to link up the two classes, face-to-face: https://education.skype.com/
10- Using Augmented reality on displays
Watch this great video on how to link extra information to your displays. The displays may be artwork, writing, vocabulary or just about anything you think will be useful to display!