Teacher Review for lino - Sticky and Photo Sharing

Sticky notes meet the 21st Century

Wendy L.
Technology coordinator
Omaha Public Schools
Omaha, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, World Languages, English-Language Learning, Health & Wellness
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
How I Use It
I used Lino in a 1:1 iPad environment and students had the Lino app loaded on their iPads. I created a group with all class members and within this group I had Lino boards created. This was a flipped lesson in which students were to watch a TED talk on their own (I inserted the video in the Lino board). Then they had to share a sticky on a text to self connection and a text to world connection with the TED talk. Students could write their response or find an image/quote that symbolized their connection. Students' responses were powerful and varied with multiple literacies.
My Take
I was very pleased with this experience with students. Each student was able to share his/her connection in a format that they selected (image, quote, video, text). I really liked that the class was all operating in a group and it was easy for me to access the lino boards to grade. The only thing that I wish was possible was to comment on each sticky or to extend discussion on the sticky notes. I don't know if this is within the capacity of the app, because a sticky note should only be so big!