THE RAMBLINGS OF
We created different kind collaborative board running with the theme of "Think Again". We used our iPads and physical space to connect student ideas visually and fluidly. Students were tasked with rapid fire research and connections. First, one student selected an image or video related to Martin Luther King Jr. in the PBS Learning Media database. Once the other students saw what was presented, they quickly looked for a pictorial or video connection within the same database. The first to produce a piece of media with a valid connection, placed their iPad next to the original. Students then transitioned to the last image presented and continued from there.
Here is a sampling of the connections made by students:
Photo of Martin Luther King Jr. ->
Photo of the hotel in which MLK Jr. was assassinated ->
Video of his funeral procession ->
Photo of his memorial with his speech engraved in stone ->
Video of MLK Jr.'s famous, "I Have a Dream Speech"
This activity was anything but stagnant staring at a screen.