"I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" by William Wordsworth is one of the best known and loved poems in the English literature. Since I was first introduced to the Romantics poets as back as 1991, I have always wanted to show and share this poem with my students.
My dream has come true this school year. I´m glad I have taken so long to teach this wonderful poem because "teaching" poetry is quite a difficult task and I did not want to do it in the way my teachers had done with me.
I wanted to do it in a playful manner, discovering the poem little by little with no previous approach to the written version but to its sounds and musicality. And that is what technology allows you to do now. I used Augmented reality to put together images and sounds to let poetry bloom and show its best. You can see the didactic sequence HERE.
Students at INS Flix have worked on School Climate. We have used the methodology we learnt at the LAB I CAN "Design for Change"
After giving students the topic, they brainstormed ideas and wrote them down on post-it notes. When they ran out of ideas, they classified them in different groups and provided each group with a sub topic tilte. In the following session, each group of ideas was further developed and worked by two students.
This was the result after ideas had been grouped.
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In small groups, students worked on each of these aspects. After brainstorming suggestions for improvement, they decided on a scope of action. The following poster reflects the ideas and proposals for change:
Some of the proposals would need to be presented to the board of directors and therefore students had to write formal letters addr...