Author Archives: kfrisk12

Futures of Education

I found the discussion on Thin Clients and Blade PCs very interesting. These terms were totally new to me. Thin clients are hardware terminals without any software or hard drive. One cord connects to the server for everything. These tools … Continue reading

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Video Resources

Iditarod http://iditarod.com/video/ The 2013 Iditarod began on March 2. It has been called the Last Great Race. The main website lists mushers who are racing, their biographical background, and updates their status each day. The link above provides many video … Continue reading

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Video K-5

Article: Rethinking Composing in a Digital Age: Authoring Literate Identities Through                              Multimodal Storytelling Authors:  Lalitha Vasudevan, Katherine Schultz, and Jennifer Bateman Journal:  Written Communication (2010) 27(4), 442-468. This is an ethnographic study of a multimodal storytelling project in a … Continue reading

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Video in the K-5 Classroom

Article: From Sharing Time to Showtime! Valuing Diverse Venues for Storytelling in               Technology-Rich Classrooms Author: Paige D. Ware, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Literacy and Language Acquisition, SMU Journal: Language Arts, 84 (1), Sept. … Continue reading

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Resource Collection for Digital Project Based Learning

Digital Storytelling Finds its Place in the Classroom This website gives excellent information on using iMovie (Apple movie software) for making storytelling projects including biographies and a creative, personal project on each student’s special place. This lesson plan also gives … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning/ K-5

Article: A Project-based Digital Storytelling Approach for Improving Students’ Learning Motivation, Problem-Solving Competence and Learning Achievement Authors: Chun-Ming Hung, Gwo-Jen Hwang, and Iwen Huang Journal: Educational Technology & Society, 15 (4), 368-379 In this study, the authors proposed to investigate … Continue reading

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Project-Based Learning

Article Title: Project-Based Community Language Learning: Three Narratives of Multilingual Story-telling in Early Childhood Education Authors: Lotherington, H., Holland, M., Sotoudeh, S., Zentena, M. Journal: The Canadian Modern Language Review, (2008), 65, 1 (Sept.) 125-145. This collaborative action research takes … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning K-3 Resources

http://www.apptivities.org/?p=228#more-228 This is a great, simple example of how to use mobile learning in kindergarten.  In this example the students used their iPod touches to watch short videos on American symbols. The teacher then created a template which she used … Continue reading

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K-3 Mobile Learning Article Review

Article Title: There’s an App for That: How Two Elementary Classrooms Used iPads to Enhance Student Learning and Achievement Author: Corey McKenna Journal: Education Publication Date: 2012, 2(5): 136-142, published online at http://journal.sapub.org/edu This study looked at the use of iPads … Continue reading

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Week Four Article Review

K-3 Mobile Learning Category Article Title: Examining the Influence of a Mobile Learning Intervention on Third Grade Math Achievement. Authors: Kiger, D., Herro, D., and Prunty, D. Journal: Journal of Research on Technology in Education Publication Date: Volume 45, No. … Continue reading

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