Add tech slowly into your classroom; quizzes are interactive and a fun way to check on understanding and comprehension without hearing the inevitable groans from the students. Here is a comprehensive list some of which I haven't personally tried out yet but will them out later.
If we really want standards to rise, we need to find ways to make this kind of professional development the norm. To do that we may need to reduce the system-wide effort that is absorbed by coping with extensive, but essentially unproductive, changes.
Teachers returning from the Easter break are about to embark upon yet another phase of change; that is unprecedented in terms of its scope and speed. Will any of these new policies actually improve the problems it was designed to address?
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The future of university education The Star Online Indeed, I believe knowledge, innovation and creativity which together reliably drives increases in productivity holds the key to releasing nations from the middle-income trap.
Linda Buckmaster's insight:
I agree with the author of this long article but readable article about preparing our students for the future.
"Critical thought is a cognitive process that proposes the systematic analysis of information, opinion and statements that we accept in our daily life as valid or true. It is a basic skill for a competent, free and responsible citizen."
However, effective use of this 21st century technology requires that we not only become proficient in textual communication, but also in our ability to express ourselves and interpret others' ideas through visual literacy.