Friday, October 24, 2014

Egypt and Better Learning


So one of the things I have learned is that we remember something better if we see an image - or draw it.  So here is an exercise my students carry out on ancient Egypt.  It starts with watching a short screencast I made and then students have to answer question, find and insert images about things we have learned such as hieroglyphics, identify map parts in Egypt and finally the kids watch the explanation above on how to create papyrus.   Now that is what I call using the Internet for deeper learning.  

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