Instead of having your students create a poster, try having your students create a Glogster. This is an interactive poster that students can create and add music and video. Great idea for using technology for assessment. Check out this You Tube video to help you get started.
This is a video by the MacArthur Foundation. The kids in our classrooms are 21st century learners and their needs have changed
Check out this short video with ideas for reaching and teaching the digital generation!