Sunday, February 28, 2010

Thing #6






I loved making the jigsaw puzzle. I used a picture of my daughter and me. I thought it would make a great puzzle due to all the blue in the background. I think kids would love this! Matter of fact, I'm hoping that KISD doesn't block it because I would like my publication students to play around with it.

The trading card maker was another awesome tool. I would love to have students use this when they are researching authors, poets, and/or other people. Every year one teacher has the kids make a hand made trading card to give to their favorite teacher. I can't wait to share this site with the teacher so the students can make really professional trading cards next year that will wow the teachers even more. Again, hopefully, I can get to this site while at school because now that the yearbook is done, I think my publications students would enjoy making trading cards.


I have to confess that I still don't feel I have conquered this all this web 2.0 stuff. I had to call a friend and ended up asking my daughter for help. I always find it difficult to get my creations (like the the puzzle and trading card) saved to my blog. As I type this, I started laughing. I feel like I'm on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" and I'm using my lifelines to complete this task.







3 comments:

  1. Lifelines are a good thing when dealing with the 2.0 world. No one can know it all! Accept help and then just pay it forward. Everyone benefits!

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  2. Good advice! I'm glad paying it forward doesn't mean that I actually have to pay my daughter. LOL

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  3. My teenagers actually enjoy helping me. For a change, Mommy does not know everything. I am glad I have them nearby, so when I yell, "Help!" there are three rescuers standing by.

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