Quick Tools for Connecting & Sharing
RJ Lee March 30th

Today we will explore two quick tools that can be used in a variety of ways to connect a variety of members in the learning community whether students in your school, in other schools, with fellow educators or with parents.

Padlet

Using PADLET to co-construct out chart. #peel21st #engagemath

An online sticky board where you can share ideas through text, images and links.

Two Examples:

For some classroom ideas, check out this grid on Pinterest.

Kidblog.org

Our collaborative blog exploring our Ontario communities.

A simple class blogging tool that starts for free allowing you to blog as a class or connect with other classrooms. You have several options to customize access and moderate student work (comment moderation, closed blog, open blog, etc).

It can be used to connect:

  • classes
  • schools
  • educators
  • families

Creating Posts

Setting Up your Blog

Other Tools to Connect

There are many different tools we can use to connect. If one of the following looks interesting, we can explore further.

  • Wikis
  • Weebly
  • Office 365 Sites
  • Social Media: Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram