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The pandemic changed many things in the way education is delivered, but among the most important of these is the need to deliver remote digital learning in low resourced, low tech contexts. A number of tools emerged that […]
It’s always tempting at the beginning of a new year to look forward to what might be the new trends in the coming year. Looking around at a collection of blog posts and Edtech magazine articles, it looks […]
Managing, organising and reorganising your students can be challenging in any classroom, especially if you have large classes. This can be made even more difficult in the remote classroom where your view of the order of students on your screen can be different from the order your students are seeing.
One useful tool that can help remote students track and evaluate their own progress is a kanban board. Kanban boards are visual tools that are commonly used by product development teams to track the progress of work.
One of the most frequent questions that comes up regarding students working within remote and virtual classrooms is that of assessment. The reality is that most forms of computer-based learning are actually easier to track and evaluate than […]
QR codes can have a transformative effect, not only within the classroom but also within a school. They have multiple uses which we will go on to look at, but among the greatest strengths they have is that they are platform agnostic, so they can be used on any mobile device with a camera regardless of OS as long as it has a QR code scanning app available for it, so they can form a fundamental tool to enabling an effective BYOD program in any school.
Just like the old version of Wordle, it creates wonderfully colourful word clouds based around any text or group of words that you give it. The size of the words is then determined by the number of time each word appears in the text.
Many live online lessons fail, not because the teacher was unprepared or because the technology was inadequate, but they fail because the students were unprepared for the experience of studying in a live online classroom.
In the first part of this series on e-safety for teachers I looked at some of the general dangers out there for anyone online and a few of the things we can do to help students avoid them. […]
This text is the first of a two-part series adapted from my ebook – Digital Tools for Teacher – Trainers’ Edition. In this first part, I look at potential online dangers and how we can help students deal […]
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