Model of integration

As you think about integrating e-learning, it is handy to have a framework to think about implementation.
The SAMR model has plenty of limitations, but provides a simple overview of the increasing complexity of technology integration.

There are a variety of tools online that can get you started….

Creating multimedia
http://www.wikihow.com/Upload-a-Video-to-YouTube
Students could use their own phones to create the YouTube. They could also post it to a blog.

Creating art/stories/cartoons
https://storybird.com/
This is a website where students can create their own stories and add visuals.

http://www.toondoo.com/
Cartoons can be created with text and pictures.

http://www.wordle.net/
This can create a visual representation of a larger text, to create word clouds.
Online games and activities to practice skills or raise awareness

http://www.gamesforchange.org/play/
Games for change, allows students to explore issues through a game based environment.

https://www.khanacademy.org/
The Khan academy is mostly based around maths, it can support learning in a self-paced, self-managed program.
Connecting and collaborating

A Google doc allows a great number of functions for students to collaborate, share and support each other in the learning process.
Using social networking

Edmodo is a social networking site designed specifically for education, or Facebook is an option.

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