The Snowman, Raymond Brigg´s book without words, has come to life. Now the characters in it speak and the story has been arranged in a comic-like form.
The task has been done in groups of seven students who have had to organize themselves regarding the number of pictures to edit using the app Photo Talks and have had to decide on the overall style that the final product would have.
Following the instructions in the document below, and using the resources gathered in the project site, students have created a brand new story which can now be enjoyed by all of us HERE.
On handing in their final product, students have evaluated their effort and implication in the process and their work as a team too.
I fell in love with Augmented Reality as soon as I got to know about it and, since then, I haven´t stopped thinking about the various possibilities I can use it in my classes. The first activity I created was a set of Halloween cards which students used to complete a crossword. This school year students started their English classes catching pokémons all around school and continued in October with a video tutorial on how to carve a pumpkin to make a Jack O´lantern.
I did not want to end the year without using it to send my season´s greetings to my colleagues, friends and students. Living in a bilingual area means you have to use both languages (Spanish and Catalan) to do so. As a teacher of English I wanted to create a card in English too. In addition, and as you may have already seen from the link above, this school year I participate in a collaborative project "Palabras Azules". So, all in all...