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
Google Drive has been the foundation of my adult English Language Learner classroom. It’s been key to fostering student independence, collaboration and digital literacy skills. Check out how I use it in my class as well as my key learnings along the way.
Seesaw offers so many possibilities in the English Language Learner classroom. Here I describe a Photography project that built students speaking, reading and writing skills.
If you’re keen on improving students’ communicative language skills, then Seesaw offers many possibilities for your classroom – especially on the video and audio front. Here I detail my key likes and learnings.
How do we get beyond traditional teaching approaches when using tech? In this post, we’re improving worksheets and building speaking skills with Seesaw. We’re also thinking differently about our teaching.
Did you ever think you would make a website to show your work? She shakes her head in disbelief – looking at her newly created online Learning Portfolio.
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.
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.