Learning, Creating, and Sharing!
Innovative Ideas and Practices from around ICCSD
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Learning, Creating, Sharing with Data Binders and Digital Portfolios
Anna Basile, Mandy Sotillo, and Jen Brinkmeyer are working with their English classes to build and maintain portfolios to promote reflection of their learning and creating a professional web presence.
Introducing the IDS Innovation team!
Why might I ask to work with an IDS Innovation?
Because you want to try new things in your classroom!
Our team is interested in helping teachers build their capacity to think about their teaching in new ways. If you are looking for new approaches to get your students to collaborate, communicate, think critically, or create new things, we can help!
Ready to start now? Send us an email!
Who should I contact first?
Scott and Andrew: Kirkwood, Borlaug, Garner, Coralville Central, Van Allen, Penn, Wickham, Northwest, North Central.
Evan and Melissa: City High, West High, Horn, Shimek, Weber, Mann, Lincoln.
Mike and Chelsea: Grant Wood, Alexander, Longfellow, Lemme, Hills, Lucas, Hoover, Twain, Tate, TREC, South East.
Tools to Try
Want an easy way to maintain tasks and responsibilities in a group? Try Google Keep! Create sticky-note like "to-do" lists and share via your school email account! Get the app on your phone and in Chrome to streamline anywhere you go.
Looking for a new way for students to show their learning? Have them create a 3D digital structure with Lego! The Build With Chrome app is free, let's you build whatever you want, and projects can easily be shared!
Want your students to show their thinking about complex concepts? Try Mind Meister - a Chrome app that lets you create and collaborate on mind maps. Users can create up to 3 for free.