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Teacher 2015 Wikiclassroom links
Week 1 - Getting Started
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1001 Flat World Tales
- Global writing workshop emphasizing peer editing and revision. The challenge: "You are a modern Scheherazade. You must tell an 'amazing' story that keeps your King interested in order to stay alive. You will have an advantage over Scheherezade, though: you can draft and revise your story until the 'King' -- three or four of your classmates -- judge your story is good enough to allow you to survive."
Climate Change Debate
- Global Studies climate change debate. Teams of students research the issues, take positions on them, develop an action plan, and create a database of links to valuable information regarding the topic.
- Sixth grade students learning about the human body open their own online "medical clinic."
Constitutional Convention Gets an Update
This wiki takes the history and politics of the 1787 Constitutional Convention and portrays them using the modern media tools -- "We were there!"
- Middle school students answer "all of the great questions" of society (What is the role of government, What is the responsibility of the individual, etc.) and come to a collaborative consensus about what a society truly needs in order to reach for perfection and sustainability. Click the
link at the bottom of the navigation area (just above the visitor map) to view the student projects.
Dr. Theodore Baehr and Euthanasia
High school bioethics students write responses to an essay about Clint Eastwood film,
Million Dollar Baby
. Dr. Ted Baehr is the publisher and Editor-in-Chief of
and as such has a distinct point of view. Some students agree with him, some disagree. Student text and voices explain their point of view.
Global Read Aloud
- Each year, classrooms around the world read a selected book aloud then create and share as many global connections as possible.
- Third graders share their learning about Westward Expansion along the Oregon Trail.
Great Debate 2008
- Students in grades 8-12 lead an exploration and discussion of issues and candidates surrounding the 2008 presidential election.
Greetings from the World
- A high school teacher in Croatia invites people from all over the world to share about their home countries using the Glogster "digital collage" tool. An ongoing, ever-growing collection of posts.
Human Body Inquiry Projects
- Sixth graders design an inquiry project, then conduct experiments, build models, collect data and share their findings in a multimedia format of choice.
HUMS3001: Censorship and Responsibility
- Students study "theoretical approaches to free speech, liberalism, censorship, and responsibility and apply them to contemporary debates in journalism, media, art, literary studies and academia."
- Fourth grade students organize their of study Natalie Babbit's Tuck Everlasting on a wiki.
Math 12V Outcomes Portfolio
- Twelfth grade math students create an online review for the entire math curriculum.
Schools in the Past
- First graders interview parents and grandparents to find out how schools have changed.
- AP Calculus students write their own textbook by "scribe posting" a review of each day's lesson.
The Students' History
- A living collaboration between two Ohio middle schools, this student-written history text serves as a model of what Alan November terms "
Encyclopedia of American History created by 7th and 8th grade students.
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