Tag Archives: Connectivism

Course 4 Final Project

A cliche to say, but the COETAIL courses have sped past incredibly quickly and I literally stare at my screen in disbelief that I am now coming to the end of the penultimate course – Course 4. I regard COETAIL … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Future!

Preoccupations Many of the discussions about how well educational establishments fit into the modern world, and how best they cater for the needs of learners and their futures – I feel tend to focus unnecessarily on peripheral factors. They tend … Continue reading

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The Hour of the Genius

Looking Back In this Course 1 blog post, I discussed the use of Flipped Classroom Pedagogy in Elementary Schools (feel free to click on those links to read up on a collection of wonderful ideas and examples). Since then, I have taken every opportunity to integrate … Continue reading

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Modelling Without The Catwalk

Instead of teaching students to be afraid of what others can learn about them online, let’s teach them how digital footprints can quickly connect them to the individuals, ideas, and opportunities that they care most about – William M. Ferriter, ascd.org. … Continue reading

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Course 1 Final Project: Sikhism

A Little Context The context for the focus of my Course 1 Final Project is a Year 3 Religious Education Unit of Study on the Sikh faith. Within the British National Curriculum, Religious Education is a subject which tends to … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed The Trolls!

…70% of 18 to 24 year olds who use the Internet had experienced harassment, and 26% of women that age said they’d been stalked online – ‘Internet Trolls’, time.com The Dark Side Only a cursory glance at a Twitter feed is … Continue reading

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Avoiding Hypocrisy

The Middle Ground On reading the blog post here from Neil Willis, I reflected on how finding a ‘middle ground’ with regards to our use of technology in the classroom is often the best choice. Educators can not afford to be left behind in … Continue reading

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Culture Shift

Simply allowing students to connect is only the beginning – Connected Learning: An Agenda for Research and Design. Shifting Landscapes A theme inherent in this week’s reading is the idea that change has happened and is happening, irrevocably. Our lives are … Continue reading

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