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Riccarton High School presents …NEW presentation options for Inquiry Learning. August 23, 2010

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This is the animoto video I produced for our full school Inquiry Learning professional development morning, to introduce some new presentation options to teachers and educators.
The feedback has been hugely positive and slightly overwhelming in terms of the number of hours in a work day, but that’s better than no interest.
Riccarton High Inquiry.


Voki July 16, 2010

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Well, here's a first attempt at a voki! It was lots of fun, and there is alot of great support material online.All up, to register, create the voki and then put it on my blog, it's taken just over an hour. Practise will improve things.You may have to click on the "save this voki" link, in order to get librarypaula. I've yet to figure out how to embed the video on its own!

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Innovation in inquiry. July 14, 2010

I’ve been following some amazing blogs, written by incredibly innovative librarians and teachers.
Many Web 2.0 aps that use technology in a creative way to get greater student buy-in have got me thinking.
It would be great to see students presentating their inquiry findings using more than just the usual powerpoint and poster presentation  styles.
Voki, Animoto,Wallwisher,Youtube and Wiki’s have definite potential in our secondary school setting.
And, a student driven and run blog to record comments, highs and lows.
If anyone has more suggestions of aps they’ve had success with, I’d love to read your stories.


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