Instructional Strategies

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Access an Online Dictionary and Thesaurus.
JY
Jerry Yamashita
Once students learn how to use dictionary apps and websites efficiently, the difference in their work is spectacular.
Phone
English
All Subjects
Easy
HCCS
Open
Dictionary
Thesaurus
2
Collaborate and Share with Padlet and Twitter
JY
Jerry Yamashita
Both Padlet and Twitter are more comfortable communication tools for shy students to respond to in-class questions or participate in brainstorming sessions, yielding a great deal of insightful information.
Phone
All Subjects
HCCS
Open
Collaborative
Padlet
Twitter
3
Create Short Videos
JY
Jerry Yamashita
Videos of 5-20 seconds can give students a way to exercise their creative muscles.
Phone
All Subjects
HCCS
Open
Video
4
Listen to Podcasts and Read the News.
JY
Jerry Yamashita
For the voracious student who wants to keep learning outside of class, the struggling learner who needs more exposure and everyone in between, smartphones provide instant access to civics, social studies, English, psychology, math, foreign language and science related media sources, including journals, newspapers, online news sites, podcasts, and more.
Phone
All Subjects
HCCS
Open
Podcast
News
5
Moblogging
JY
Jerry Yamashita
Some websites allow students to create a new blog post via texting — a.k.a. moblogging. Moblogging is an inclusive option for students to publish digital journals, and it creates opportunities for authentic, real-time collaboration.
Phone
All Subjects
HCCS
Open
Moblogging
Blog
6
Phone Calling
JY
Jerry Yamashita
One feature of every phone is calling. There are numerous possibilities to connect voice to classroom learning.
Phone
All Subjects
Easy
HCCS
Open
Phone Call
Google Voice
Podcast
Interview
FreeConferencePro
Talkshoe
Hipcast
7
Scan QR Codes
JY
Jerry Yamashita
QR codes offer instant access to video, audio, websites contact info or any brief text.
Phone
All Subjects
Digital Literacy
Easy
HCCS
Open
QR Codes
8
Text Alerts
JY
Jerry Yamashita
Text alerts are messages that go out to an entire group, such as students. Alerts can be one-way (teacher to student), two-way private (teacher to student to teacher) or two-way open (teacher to student to students/teacher).
Phone
All Subjects
Easy
HCCS
Open
Text Messaging
Communication
Remind
ClassParrot
TalkingPoints
9
Word Cloud (Poll)
JY
Jerry Yamashita
Word clouds (also known as text clouds or tag clouds) work in a simple way: the more a specific word appears in a source of textual data (such as a speech, blog post, or database), the bigger and bolder it appears in the word cloud.
Phone
All Subjects
Easy
CICA
HCCS
EI
Open
QR Codes
Text Messaging
Word Cloud
Polling
Mentimeter
Embed
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Keywords
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Video
2
QR Codes
3
Dictionary
4
Thesaurus
5
Collaborative
6
Padlet
7
Twitter
8
Podcast
9
News
10
Text Messaging
11
Communication
12
Moblogging
13
Blog
14
Phone Call
15
Remind
16
ClassParrot
17
TalkingPoints
18
Google Voice
19
Interview
20
FreeConferencePro
21
Talkshoe
22
Hipcast
23
Word Cloud
24
Polling
25
Mentimeter
26
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