7th Grade students in Mrs. Hesseltine's U.S. History lab have been busy learning about early American civilizations via an interactive iPad Quest. Upon completion of the quest, students created world clouds using an app entitled, "Visual Poetry" to 'show what we know' about early American civilizations. Click on the video below for a sampling of student work. Enjoy!
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Mrs. Jennifer Hesseltine teaches United States History at the Malone Middle School in Malone, New York. When not at school, Mrs. Hesseltine can be found researching innovative ways to peak student interest in learning. Mrs. Hesseltine was recently accepted into the first cohort of TED-Ed Innovative Educators, the education initiative of TED Talks. Mrs. Hesseltine is also a contributing author of the Teaching Channel Blog, and has also contributed ideas to the TED-Ed Blog and Education Week Teacher with Larry Ferlazzo. Contact Mrs. Hesseltine via email at email@example.com, or via Twitter @jenhesseltine.