Students Annotating with DIIGO Students using Laptops + Diigo software to annotate an eText and share… Today I assigned a reading of Young Goodman Brown to my 11th grade honors students in preparation for the Scarlet Letter.  I assigned the piece using an etext, diigo, and classroom laptops.  Within groups on Diigo, I shared the link with students. … More Students Annotating with DIIGO

DiiGo and Annotation

Using DiiGO to pose questions and have students annotate texts… My students have just started learning to use Diigo.  I put them into groups and created accounts for them, then gave them a practice activity to install the diigolet and use the search tool.  Now, for active reading, I am using an eText and DIIGO’s … More DiiGo and Annotation

A New Bonus Opportunity w/ Storify!

I’m having students practice persuasive writing and college & career readiness using storify.  Since it is the end of the year, and students are always more interested in that last “bonus opportunity,” I’m experimenting with the idea first as just an optional bonus assignment.  Depending on how it goes will determine how I use it next … More A New Bonus Opportunity w/ Storify!

Storybird Sonnets

My students recently wrote sonnets as part of our Shakespeare preparation.  After studying and analyzing some of Shakespeare’s, they took a crack at writing their own. After students finished, I had them use the web tool storybird to make their own sonnet books!Storybird is great, it let me make student accounts under my own name… or … More Storybird Sonnets