1. Have students post persuasive arguments as blog posts. Critique style and substance and guide discussions toward prodcutive outcomes.
Create a video on virtually any topic and post it online.
Create a slide show.
Work collaboratively with peers to write a book in the class wiki.
create a digital newsletter to share with families and the community
create an online or text poll and collect the data from it and use it in a project.

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Contribute information and ideas to a group using Google Docs or other shared space/document
Use skype or other application to visit with students in other classrooms around the world. c/c cultures, discuss hot button issues.
join forces with students in other classrooms to come up with a solution to an issue.
edit the class wiki either alone or as part of a group
bookmark and annotate websites to share with peers
use rss reader to keep up with the news and share stories of interest


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students research and write about ethics in a digital age an then post findings to either the class wiki or blog
have students demonstrate how to conduct a proper search
create a storyboard using the web
evaluate a website based on criteria you give them
provide students with several options and have them select one that best fits their needs.
have students conduct a poll using web based app or cell phone and have them chart the data
schedule a chat session with a congressman. use an application such as skype so you can see and hear each other.


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students can work in pairs or cooperative teams to answer question or solve problems. this can take place on a class wiki
students can collect and analyze data in a variety of ways, including blogging, editing documents together, email or poslls.
students can create digital posters on a specific topic and then publish them online.
have students research and post photos or video that illustrate a science coneconcept (tornado pictures/video if studying extreme weather, solar panels/windmill farms if studying energy, for example)


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Find a current news story that pertains to illegal use of music and have students post their responses in a class blog. You could invite a recording artist to get their perspective.
Include students in discussion about school AUP so they understand rules and why they are in place.
Students can build their own learning networks to promote lifelong learning. (Keystone Commons)

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