Poetry mash up: Leanne Hampson

Poetry mash up: Leanne Hampson

Leanne Hampson (aka The Resourcehound) from Brauer Secondary College recently completed the PLN program and is experimenting with web tools in her library and classroom. Her guest post today talks about how to create poetry mash ups with students. Recently…

PLN reflection: Catherine Morton

This year’s Personal Learning Network (PLN) program recently ended with over 150 people taking part. In the next few weeks Bright Ideas will feature guest posts from PLN alumni with the first being from Catherine Morton from Whitefriars College. This year l…

Timeline generators

Timeline generators

There are many online timeline generators that students can use to present their work. Three good examples are Tiki Toki, Timeglider and Timetoast. Tiki Toki Tiki Toki is a visually impressive application that uses text and images. You can have…

Miffy Farquharson and Bev Novak’s Prezi

Prezi is a zooming presentation application that allows you to show the connection between concepts as you zoom around the canvas. You are able to zoom in to focus on a piece of information, then zoom out to see the bigger picture. The prezi…

Pecha-Kucha in the classroom

Pecha-Kucha in the classroom

Pecha-Kucha is a presentation format. In a nutshell, it is 20 slides x 20 seconds per slide = 6 minutes 40 seconds of concise presenting. RopyDavits does a brilliant job of describing how the time restrictions can be liberating as the presenter needs to harness their language to…