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Our Community by Jasmane Frans
Second-grade students participated in a global project about communities with 10 other schools. Sao Paola, a school in Brazil, led this project.
- Students took pictures around the community and uploaded it to Voicethread.
- Students typed up and rehearsed their comments about their pictures about their community.
- They used the video option to comment on their pictures.
To share events, values and cultures that make a community; to collaborate with other classrooms around the world; to learn what others do in their communities.
VoiceThread was easily used by all students. Getting the microphones to work was a difficult point, and in the end the students did 1-1 commenting on a laptop. Make sure everything works well in the computer lab before the commenting phase is attempted.