Global audience becomes part of engaging students in learning

07/9/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Some teachers in Florida are creating multiple levels of engagement and learning for their first-grade students by using Skype in their class, writes Mike Fisher, a full-time educational consultant and instructional coach. Fisher has been including the class stuffed animal, Jerry, in his Skyped lessons. Students maintain journals about Jerry's activities, but Fisher has also incorporated technology and QR codes to engage students and expand the audience of the students.

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