- help students to visualize their thinking;
- deepen students's understanding of the text and allow them to make connections by texting, uploading images, files and videos to their sticky notes;
- encouraging individual sharing and collaborative brainstorming;
- set due dates for different tasks;
- organize sticky notes with flexibility;
- make the collaborative thinking process to be assessed anywhere, anytime on any device.
- The teacher registers an account.
- In order to post sticky notes in response to a topic, the user should create a Canvas first, which is like a bulletin board.
- Create a group for your class for easy class management and idea sharing.
- Share their prior knowledge and experience (scheme) before reading via the K-W-L activity;
- Predict solutions to a problem presented in a text.
- Infer by posting three different color sticky notes for What I read, What I know, and What I infer;
- Create questions after reading. Students post four different color sticky notes when using the Question-Answer-Relastionshop (QAR) strategy: Right There Questions, Think and Search Questions, Author and Me Questions, and On My Own Questions.
- Engage with an informational text by using the Text Coding strategy during reading. They create four different color sticky notes representing four different symbols. For example, "?" for Questions: I don't understand. I wonder..., "!" for important ideas; "V" for vocabulary that I can't work it out; “＊” I already knew this. For this activity, have students code the text individually prior posting sticky notes on Lino. Teacher and students can create any symbol to code the text.