So it’s really important to keep the community informed and engaged throughout the process. As we have already seen, Chapman Primary School is focused on keeping their community engaged and informed. In early October, they held an information night with a difference: a hands-on, interactive immersion into the digital learning of Chapman students.
The preschoolers confidently worked their way through digital stories told through iPad apps, and showed us how they develop early language skills in both English and Indonesian.
Plickers, a very cool app that allows the teacher to very quickly scan the responses of everyone in the room without drawing attention to anyone in particular. What a great tool for formative assessment.
Think You Know’ to present on a range of topics, including cyberbullying, online privacy and reputation management. I think parents got a lot out of it for their own benefit, as well as their children’s.
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