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Mark Warner suggested the following idea on the site  Teaching Ideas Its a great idea but I am going to suggest to do it using the global2 wiki tool to add to and deepen the learning.

Why use the wiki when it is so much easier to do on paper?

It enables students to collaborate, make connections about their learning, not to mention teaching  skills around the protocols and safe practices of using online tools.

Students collaborate to create the dictionary, connect associated terms and concepts using hyperlinks.

The activity becomes less teacher directed (Maybe after the students become familiar with the way the wiki works) and allows students to make connections difficult to capture with a paper book. It also introduces students to writing for a broad audience, online etiquette in particular in relation to shared content creation (collaboration and using wikis)

How to set up the wiki in Global2

Creating a class blog with the wiki feature enabled allows you to add and use a wiki on your blog. Once added to your blog, users, you have given permission, can easily edit everything on the page.

The wiki feature lets you make as many wiki pages on your blog as you’d like!

The idea:

There are a number of Maths dictionaries that you can buy in the shops.

However, why not get your class to make their own one? They are more likely to remember the meanings of the terms if they have made the pages for themselves. The class (along with your help) can also choose vocabulary which is appropriate for their age range. Once it is made, the dictionary can be kept in the classroom (and now online for home use) as a valuable reference tool, which the children can refer to anywhere anytime. .

The starting words:

2 D
3 D
Acute
Addition
Angle
Area
Bigger than
Calculator
Capacity
Centimetres
Circle
Co-ordinates
Cuboids
Cylinders
Data
Decimal Point
Degrees
Digit
Division
Edges
Fraction
Graphs
Hexagon
Horizontal
Inches
Kilograms
Length
Measure
Metre
Multiplication
Obtuse
o’clock
Octogan
Parallel
Patterns
Perimeter
Probability
Protractor
Rectangle
Reflection
Rhombus
Right-angle
Rotation
Round
Ruler
Scales
Shape
Sides
Smaller than
Speed
Square
Subtraction
Surfaces
Symmetry
Tessellation
Time
Triangle
Vertical
Volume
Weight

 

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