Tag Archives: Classroom

You can’t motivate students with technology because technology alone isn’t motivating….

  fun (Photo credit: hodgers) This is, I felt, and insightful post, by Bill Ferriter (August 17th, 2012). In the post Bill, makes the point that was music to my ears: Basically what I’m arguing is that finding ways to … Continue reading

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Flipping out about the 21st Century Fluency Project

The wonderful Vicki Hagenaar shared the following link to what I found an insightful resource. I was particularly taken by the post “The truth about flipped classrooms“, which addresses some of the myths and misconceptions around the flipped approach. I … Continue reading

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Mobile learning in the classroom…sound odd to you?

The iPad on a table in the Apple case (Photo credit: Wikipedia)I have just finished reading a post (and comments) that was recommended by Greg Carroll, and found it a thought-provoking read: Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old … Continue reading

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Inquiry learning – from knowledge to understanding

Jane Nicholls recommends, “another video for your toolbox, this time one from NZ Curriculum Online“. Jane goes on to say that if you are an educator working with an inquiry learning approach with your students, or who would like to consider … Continue reading

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Untangling notions of flipped classrooms

Having done a wee bit more research around the Flipped classroom that centre around videos, I found this rather thought-provoking blog post by Jackie Gerstein entitled Flipped classroom full picture: An example lesson Jackie quotes Harvard Professor Chris Dede (Global Education 2011 … Continue reading

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Examples of and research around laptops used with Primary (Elementary) students

  Image source by Lisa Parisi I am incredibly fortunate to be working with a wide range of educators from around globe, and one (Linda Ojala), inspired by a video by Claire Amos: Welcoming laptops into the classroom: Tips and … Continue reading

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A discussion about the impact of the study of metacognition on classroom practice

Image via WikipediaIf you are looking for a paper that covers metacognition and how it affects learning outcomes, then it is worth reading Nayana Karia Metacognition and Classroom Practice: A discussion about the impact of the study of metacognition on … Continue reading

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