Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Using Schoology for Hosting Online Discussions in Grades 3-4 by Jennifer Kinyon

This action research project by Canisius Graduate student Jennifer Kinyon explores the benefits of online discussions with her elementary students.  Using an online learning platform called Schoology, Jennifer's students were able to collaborate and communicate on their book study, while building their digital citizenship skills at the same time.

Jennifer decided to use the Explain Everything app on her iPad to create the presentation embedded below:

Can't see the video?  View it on YouTube.

About the Education Technologies and Emerging Media Program at Canisius College:
The Education Technologies and Emerging Media programs are innovative and fully online. The master's degree program is designed to prepare classroom teachers for New York State (NYS) certification as an Educational Technology Specialist (grades K-12).  A degree option is also available for students not interested in NYS certification.  These programs are designed to teach students how to use technology in the classroom in a purposeful way to enrich and enhance learning and motivate their students.  Learn more at  Canisius.edu