Office 365 cloud services and writing stories.


Title

Office 365 cloud services and writing stories.

Author

Piia Sirviö

Name of school

Hintta primary school

Description

In Hintta school we have about 400 pupils. They are 7-12 years old. I have first class, pupils are 7 years old.

Goals

Goals: Pupils learned to sign in computer and e-mail with their own ID`s. In addition they learned how the use Group-tools and writing stories. Also they learned to read other pupils` texts.

Methods

Methods: We started by turning on computers. We watched together how it happens. I gave all the pupils their own IDs written in paper. Then we signed in with teacher`s help. When everybody performed that, we went to Hintta school`s homepage, where everybody get to sign in their e-mail. From there we search Group-tools, where we started to write stories.

Materials

Materials: We used computers and Office 365 cloud services, particularly Group-tools.

Assessment

Assessment: In Group-tool it is easy for the teacher to know what the students have been doing, because in Group-tool you can see everybody`s writings.

ICT

We should be learning different subjects by using ICT. It should become a natural part of school subjects and projects.

eTwinning

Mobility

Students write their own stories and they can read each others stories too.

Stakeholders

Success

Students really like to use computer and they were really excited. During this project they learned basic skills in using computer. Using technology was something that motivated pupils, especially boys.  

Head-teacher

Teachers

Pupils

Multimedia

Country

Finland

Subject

Cross curricular

Age

7, 8, 9