Tuesday, March 23, 2010

What is Moodle?

Moodle is a wonderful way that you can teach your students using a virutal classroom. Students can log on to Moodle using their log on for the district computers and can complete assignments in the library, at home, or even on vacation. Teachers can put quizzes, have students respond to an article posted, or even just have forum discussion.

Teachers can remain in communication with students even when not in the classroom by providing feedback on each assignment, that is private only to that particular student.

Here is a great Moodle Resource which shows you how to get your Moodle up and running!
RRISD Moodle Wiki

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Glogster-A new way to make a poster!

Glogster is a new tool that our teachers are starting to use to have students make posters. Mr. Kenney will be piloting glogster in his Language Arts Classes this Friday (pictures are to come soon). The edu version of glogster will allow students to put information and pictures on a virtual poster, just like they would with posterboard and markers, however they can also add, links to outside sites and videos to enhance their poster. Here is a preview of Mrs. Lott's Library Glog.

Video on how to make a Glog