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Why Penultimate is cool. Chirping Data to Friends and Colleagues through Posted by An Xiao Mina | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments (1) Despite the fact that so many of us carry smartphones these days, it's ridiculously awkward to share data from one phone to the other if you're standing right next to someone. Let's say you want to send a photo to a friend after you just snapped one together. You'd have to go through the same process—tap out a message and send an email or text—that you would if you were on different sides of the planet. Short of Bluetooth, which requires an annoying pairing process, there are very few local data sharing options. Enter Chirp, a new app for the iPhone. It's easy to imagine the applications for, say, conferences and events when you want to quickly distribute data, like photos or a link, to a large group of people within hearing range.

Problem-Attic Downside to Penultimate Why I love Dropbox Why I love Peek Why I like Socrative Garden - Growing 21st Century Skills One of our favorite features is Quick Question – Short Answer. With a few quick clicks, you can use short answer to ask a question, then gather, visualize and discuss a whole class’ open responses. You could even have students VOTE on the responses! 1. Gather Student Questions: As students settle into their seats have them enter a question based on last night’s homework or your current unit. Remember – student questions project anonymously, but you can have a report afterward which tells who said what. This is also a great tool to use at the end of class. 2. In every class, there are key vocabulary items that students need to master. 3. There are multiple ways to allow students to show their understanding in a second language classroom. - Present students with a sentence and ask them to translate - Present students with a sentence and ask them to write a follow-on sentence - Have students use a key vocabulary term in a sentence (verbs, nouns, adjectives etc.) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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