I’ve just introduced this tool to my 7th grade classes, and they’ve produced some pretty impressive results. Here are two student examples, followed by some other examples of what could be done with this tool:
- This student timeline is about Michael Jackson: http://www.edmodo.com/link?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tiki-toki.com%2Ftimeline%2Fentry%2F11385%2FThe-Life-and-Times-of-Micheal-Jackson%2F
- This student timeline is about Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama: http://www.edmodo.com/link?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tiki-toki.com%2Ftimeline%2Fentry%2F11493%2FMatt-Groening%2F
- This timeline charts the fight for Democracy in the Middle East:
- This one is about Marvel Superheroes:
The range of uses is vast, including charting the life of a famous artist or musician, documenting a family history, keeping a personal journal, or exploring key historical events.
Here’s a brief overview on YouTube: