VR is here to stay, love it or hate it. The technology has already been adopted by school teachers in various locations across the US. To name a few, San Francisco Unified School District and Polk County Public Schools in Florida are reported to have adopted VR technology. VR is not just a cool new […]
In October, I am running an online maths tournament for the Federation Of British International Schools In Asia (FOBISIA). It will consist of an individual test, group challenge and a video investigation. Please take a look at the website I created for more information: https://fobisiamathsonline.wordpress.com/ If you are interested, please fill out the registration form […]
I am currently on the last day of my summer holiday and have started thinking about new technology I can use in the upcoming year. I have found 18 apps / websites that I am definitely going to try. 1) Evernote. I am looking forward to exploring this free app / website in lessons. It is […]
Procrastination is something we all battle with. It stops us getting the things done that we want to get done and it stops us achieving the things we want to achieve. It is particularly pervasive in college students with 80%-95% engaging in procrastination. In a wider context, 15% to 20% of the general public are […]
When I see children hooked on Candy Crush and Minecraft, hardly engaging with their friends during social times, I feel worried for them. What is this doing to their social and emotional skills and wellbeing? However, there are so many ways tech is used positively.
Project Based Learning (PBL) is a teaching strategy in which students acquire knowledge by working over a longer period of time on a project. They may have to answer an in-depth question, undertake an investigation or complete a challenge. What is required of the educator during PBL? Assigning learning goals. Directing students to a meaningful […]
I recently wrote an article for Edutopia. It was about ways Google Maps can be used to inspire students in lessons. Click here for the full article. Have you used Google Maps in lessons? How did you get on? Let me know by commenting below.