Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Wordia The Visual and Collaborative Dictionary!
Imagine in your classroom having students define important concepts and vocabulary words by creating a video to be uploaded to Wordia. By having your students do this, not only would they be reflecting deeply on the meanings of these words, but also be sharing their learning with a global audience making the assignment very very real! You could have students work collaboratively in groups or individually. This is also a great place for students to look up words especially if they are visual learners. For those teachers using the Universal Design for Learning/Differentiated Instruction, this is a great way to use Web 2.0 tools as alternate learning and assessments paths.
Here is an example of a video done by a student: