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Often the final product/communication/action at the end of an inquiry will be an obvious result of the inquiry. Where possible students should decide what they do and how they communicate and to what audience. Here are some ways that students have finished their inquiry unit:

  • Practical task or action - this is usually suggested by the inquiry

  • Newsdesk - students report back as though they are presenting a television news programme

  • Oral presentation

  • Brochure

  • Documentary

  • DVD/video

  • Photo story

  • Webpage

  • Letter to the editor

  • Dramatic presentation

  • Musical presentation

  • Poster

  • Podcast

The following is a list of programs and technologies that teachers and students have found useful at this stage of inquiry:

Web 2.0

Wordle

Wikis

Blogs

Useful Programs:

  • Powerpoint

  • Photostory

  • Moviemaker

  • KnowledgeNet or other LMS

  • i-movie

  • Publisher

  • Kid-pix

  • Inspiration

  • Garageband

  • Audacity

  • Frontpage

  • Excel

  • Word

  • Artrage

  • Paint

Useful Technologies:

  • Data projector

  • Digital camera

  • Video camera

  • ACTIVboard or other IWB

  • Scanner

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