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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates HS Seniors Encourage Peers

            When Hoffman Estates High School senior Kelly Adusah saw a short video on the app Tic Toc talking of strength and perseverance, she was inspired to build on that for her fellow HEHS seniors.  The result was a collaborative video that included more than 60 of her classmates telling everyone to be strong.             Adusah said she and her friends had been feeling sad about the possibility of missing traditional senior events such as prom and graduation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.      ...

Fremd Science Teacher Uses Twitter to Expand Classroom Project

While classrooms and curriculum across the world continue to look at how technology and social media influence learning, a science class at William Fremd High School experienced how new social platforms can enhance a school project. Students in Brad Graba’s accelerated freshman biology classes at Fremd High School were assigned a project called Organelle Wars that involved using Twitter. The content of their projects revolved around organelles, which are differentiated structures within a cell that perform a specific function.  Students were to use Twitter as a campaigning platform to get their organelle elected as “president of the ...