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ShowMe app

My students have just finished a project using the app on the iPad called ShowMe. They have created their own account, then they recorded their lessons and embedded their videos on their Google Sites so I could grade their projects.

This app enables them to record their voices and also everything that they write on the whiteboard space. On the rubric I have created, I stated that my 8th grade students would have to teach question words (palabras interrogativas) such as cuál, cuándo, dónde, etc to younger students. They really liked this project and put a lot of thought into it. I am very pleased with the results.

Here are some examples of their final project: Proyecto ShowMe: Palabras Interrogativas (scroll down to the end of the page to watch the videos)

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This is the rubric I have created:

Proyecto – Palabras interrogativas                        Me llamo___________

Due (01/14/2013)

1. (___) Title the project: First name ONLY and period. Meet deadline (5 points)

2. (___) Choose 5 question words (Palabras Interrogativas) and create a mini-lesson for each word, explaining what that question word means and giving an example by using it in a sentence. E.G: ¿Cómo te llamas? “Cómo means how” (10 points)

3. (___) Make sure to write and say 5 sentences using different question words.
     (___) Create questions to go with each of your question words.
    (___) Make sure to use the “Showme app” on the iPad.
    (___) Don’t forget to write and say the sentences out loud so I can assess speaking and writing. Good luck!

4. (___) Post “Showme” project on your Google Site. (5 points)

Rubric:
Title and meet deadline                                                   05 points
5 sentences/explanation using question words               10 points
Google Sites                                                                    05 points
                                                                                       20 points   

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