Your workspace should be the place you can go to to get your creative juices flowing and be at your most productive. Too often, people are working in an uninspiring, lifeless environment that only stunts their creativity.
Dad (and children's book author) Dallas Clayton uses the web to share the inspiring book he wrote for his son with people all over the world. Read "An Awesom...
As an English teacher I remind myself of the possibilities to engage students in meaningful learning. There are so many tools/apps and software - Chrome in this video - that are free, how do we get the hardware into our classes so that we can grow our kids learning?
Considering alternative platforms for teaching students technological skills I think is necessary. It is my concern that educational institutions are putting too many resources toward Apple, without considering options.
So, you’ve got yourself an eBook reader, smartphone, tablet, or other portable device and you want to put some eBooks on it to take with you. There are many options for obtaining free eBooks as well as purchasing, borrowing, or even renting eBooks.
For the past few months Michael Drennan's GCSE and A level students have been doing all their writing via student blogs.
Students realise how high the bar of public domain writing is. This can be initially intimidating, but that removes all apathy or sense of the humdrum. Asking all students to write blogs as learning unfolds and interlinks empowers the teacher to be more supportive because they're less tied to the bureaucracy; it raises challenge levels; it enables IT-skilling; it lets students see their own progress and differentiates well; it means more productive and accelerating learning-talk over rote-writing.
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