Technology in the Classroom
I’m passionate about the role tech innovation can play – especially when it intersects with social justice. Here’s my tips and insights to assist you in the classroom.
Technology Tips & Insights
Student life stories have always been important to me. This year though students have taken them to another level. Here’s the teaching strategies I used.
Within the adult English Language Teaching classroom one thing is sure. There’ll always be a call for traditional teaching. How might we resist and make teaching more authentic?
Digital Storytelling in the classroom affords so many opportunities for student transformation. Here’s some key moments in my adult English Language Learner classroom.
Here’s my tips, strategies, and resources for teaching digital storytelling to lower level English Language Learners.
It was one of the most powerful film-making experiences I’ve had with my adult English learners. It illustrated how how we can ‘shoot for the moon’ & 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.
How might we go about ending white silence on the Social Justice front? How can we make twitter chats more inclusive & teach that #BlackLivesMatter?
It was a teaching strategy that had an impact I never expected. Here’s how I used a wiki discussion board to build a safe and supportive classroom for my students.
Are you keen to create media with your students? This podcast will get you going. It’s filled with my top tips and insights, including a big time-saver.
Start Podcasting with your Students. I’ll help you to – get clear and focused; craft transformative goals & set clear milestones. Plus we’ll design a solid Action Plan.
In this episode, getting students excited about, and actively involved in, science education. We’re sharing tips and strategies to transform your teaching.
It’s powerful Professional Development and it’s right in the palm of your hands. Top Tips and Insights for connecting globally with Craig Kemp.
Digital Storytelling in the EAL Classroom
My EAL class developed their English language skills through digital storytelling. Here’s a couple of videos we created.
Podcasting in the Classroom
Check out my 3 part coaching series on Creating Innovative Podcasts in your classroom.
- Free Tech 4 Teachers Website: Wide-ranging website showing you ‘how to’ use various tech tools. Has pretty useful instructional videos.
- Teacher Cast: Articles, instructional videos and podcasts on all things tech in education
- Rafranz Davis’ website: If you’re looking for a more inclusive #edtech site, check out Rafranz Davis’ website.
- Matt Miller’s Ditch The Textbook website: Matt has so many innovative teaching ideas incorporating tech. Useful to re-think the way you teach in the class
- Zeina Chalich – Makerspaces: If you’re interested in getting started with Makerspaces, check out Zeina on Twitter.