Archive for November, 2013

Minechat Episode 16! I took a trip to James York’s Minecraft world to see how his immersive Japanese language learning world is coming along. I love James’ approach and where he is going with his Minecraft world. James is a big advocate of a holistic approach to teaching Japanese. Thinking of the connections to the world […]

Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 15:33 1 comment

At our school we are building a depository of apps that we currently have or require on our iPads. At the start of the school year I created a list of the apps we had from last year and also shared the document out with all our teachers to add to. It’s a random selection […]

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 11:02 0 comments

A lot of our classes our using Book Creator on our iPads to create multimedia books. The one major complaint was the restrictions of only being able to read the .Epubs on that iPad and because we use one iTunes account for all iPads we are limited to 5 devices to share our books to. […]

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 at 10:54 0 comments

It’s that time in our school year where we embark upon our use of Minecraft within our curriculum. This week we are starting off with our Grade 3 students in planning and building a community full of interconnected systems. Their Unit Of Inquiry is “How We Organize Ourselves” with the central idea being “Communities can function […]

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 08:32 0 comments
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