Laptop assignment

Recently, I had several students submitting entries to a haiku contest. They had to be submitted online, and you had to be 13 years old to enter the contest. All of my students completed the assignment for credit, and the students that were eligible needed to complete the process. We used the laptops. For the students that were not able to enter the contest, we had them log onto http://dynamo.dictionary.com/  This website provided an interactive vocabulary lesson that had several levels. The students were very involved in the site and actually did well on the college level words- much to their delight. It was very interesting to see what students knew about the laptops, and the last 10 minutes of class we took questions about our 1:1 program. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and the students said that they enjoyed the vocabulary drill.

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Posted on 12 December 2011, in Classroom Pilots, General Info and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Karen Littlefield

    Be sure to let us know how the students who entered the contest do. Could you share some of the comments and questions the students had about 1:1? Great job on your part preparing a day that involved everyone in a similar activity.

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