As we’re investigating New Media (or whatever the GCSE theme likes to call itself), I set Year 10 some homework which involved them using either Facebook, YouTube or a search engine of their choice. If you’d like to see the actual task which I set, it’s here.
In brief, most of them decided to find things on YouTube, the links to which I have added to my wiki, so they can have a look and comment over the Easter holidays.
I still couldn’t entice all of them to do their homework, but those that did came up with some interesting things (and some not so interesting, to be honest) and at least it did get them searching for things beyond what they would normally look for.
Here’s the link to the wiki page, if you’d like to have a look at what they found.
And here’s my favourite of their finds so far: