Electronic bulletin boards and digital student groups

Lucking, Robert A.; Wighting, Mervyn J.; Christmann, Edwin P.
September 2007
Science Scope;Sep2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p24
Academic Journal
The article discusses the innovative academic tools including electronic bulletin boards (EBBs) and digital student groups (DSGs) to reinforce learning. EBBs are online sites where teachers can post assignments, test dates, permission slips, messages, articles and links to online resources accessible to parents and students. Teachers can create separate boards for each grading period for important notes on matters such as lab instructions or assigned readings. On the other hand, DSBs will allow students group member to share documents, messages, photos, schedules and other resources establishing a discussion board that encourages students to post questions about assignments with deadline calendars attached. Science classes were encouraged to join the website http://groups.yahoo.com.


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