How To Use Tackk in Your Classroom
Real Examples from Teachers Like You
Philadelphia computer Science teacher Harvey Scribner uses Tackk to help boost creativity with students, and loves the simplicity of the content creation. His students are regularly using Tackk for research projects and homework assignments. Most recently, Mr. Scribner asked students to show how they would "increase the peace" using text, images and links for #PeaceDay2013.
History of Mesopotamia
Dan Klumper's sixth grade social studies class learns about periods of history, influential historical figures, geography of the world and more. In the classroom, Mr. Klumper students are engaged with specific projects by tackking information on their Tackk accounts.
For one assignment, Mr. Klumper asked students to create Tackks to show how people lived during the Mesopotamian era, using photos, videos, buttons and maps.
Students created Tackk accounts so that all content lived under their profile, which they could save, edit and add to during the school year.
Presentations / Communication
1. Writing in Technology
Tackk is an easy option for beautiful presentations, and allows you to embed text, photos, videos, audio, maps, links, buttons, forms and buy options. It's also a great place to gain exposure for presentations by using tags like #edtech and #education.
K-12 Educational Technology Integration Specialist, Stephanie Hoban, uses Tackk for presentations she gives at local conferences and teachers in her district. She made the switch from Prezi to Tackk because of Tackk's simplicity and visual appeal.
2. Social Media in Education
Christopher Nesi found Tackk to be useful for a presentation he gave on using social media in education. As he used Tackk, he loved the simplcity and wanted to share Tackk with other teachers searching for classroom resources.
Other ways Mr. Nesi shared Tackk?
3. Blog Post Showing Multiple Tackk Uses
In the world of education, you're in a constant search for free and simple tools that can be used in the classroom, by both teachers and students. FreeTech4Teachers.com's Richard Byrne writes about Tackk's multiple uses and how it can be used to create simple webpages, collect assignments, student fundraising and more.