Digital Storytelling in the classroom affords so many opportunities for transformation – whether it be in skill level, self-confidence, attitudes, or in building a sense of community.
Here’s some key moments of transformation in my adult English Language Learner classroom.
Here’s my tips, strategies, and resources for teaching digital storytelling to lower level English Language Learners.
This is a raw account of silence within school. A silence born out of fear and despair. A silence that we have the power to challenge as educators.
We’re often focused on what’s not working for GLBTI young people in schools.
But what if we recognize student agency – a different picture and different possibilities can emerge.
It was one of the most powerful film-making experiences I’ve had with my adult English as an Additional Language (EAL) students.
It illustrated how how we can ‘shoot for the moon’ with our students and actually get there.
Shiny gadgets, unbridled excitement. It’s awesomeness on overdrive.
That’s technology in Education, on the internet. Right?
Well it’s definitely not the education institutions I’ve worked in.
Here’s my tale of a Professional Development program that transformed teacher attitudes towards teaching multimedia with their students.
It’s what we want for all our students – safe schools.
For some students though – school is the most unsafe place for them to be.
And increasingly they’re saying, ‘enough is enough if our school leaders & teachers won’t take action to make school safe for us we will.’
How a Phys Ed Teacher confronts his fear about The Other – Refugees.
Plus, realizing our privilege and using it for good in our classroom and online.
In this episode, How to be an Ally for Social Justice.
What if we want to speak up but aren’t sure if our words are right? What if slip up and make a mistake? We’ve got some useful tips and insights to share.