Google Slides for Collaborative Literature Circles

My students are participating in Literature Circles this term. This has been introduced in response to a need - it is a way for students to analyse and discuss texts with the support of others, and to encourage accountability for deep comprehension and critical thinking about literature. The focus is not on the book, but on the … Continue reading Google Slides for Collaborative Literature Circles

Campfires in Cyberspace: Creating Classroom Spaces for Learners

Having moved this year from a modern open plan, flexible learning area school, to a classroom in an old red brick building built in 1922, I have had some new challenges with learning spaces. I have been considering and implementing the notion of 'Campfires in Cyberspace', a term coined by David D. Thornburg The Campfires in Cyberspace theory considers … Continue reading Campfires in Cyberspace: Creating Classroom Spaces for Learners