In this example, you can see students having a conversation about an important issue by highlighting sections of images and writing comments and replies. This ability to annotate specific parts of an image has many uses in math and science as well as social studies and art.
Here you can see students working together to understand a poem in their English class.
Youth are beginning to discuss this anecdote on NowComment. There is both video and text in this example.
There are lots of layers here. In the first nine minutes of this conversation with Angelina, one can see how she is using NowComment, and we can see the value of this kind of video interaction. Angelina replied to some of Paul's annotations of the video without being prompted to do so.
This is just one part of the screenplay based on the novel that P.U.L.S.E. students annotated, bringing the text to life and building their understanding together.
It's wonderful to see students interacting with this text even from their remote locations. Their conversations are powerful and personal and asynchronous.
Students used this poem as a mentor poem for their own place-based poetry.
P.U.L.S.E. students are joined by many other youth in interpreting and analyzing this video.