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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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Fears And Worries In The Era Of ‘Screen Time’

Screen Time As the video above suggests (despite the cheery soundtrack), many people have a great deal of worry and fear about screen time and the possible negative impact that it has on us. Plus, of course when you are … 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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Game On!

Gamification has the potential to be a disruptive innovation in education… – GLOVER, Ian (2013). Play as you learn: gamification as a technique for motivating learners. Document Link. Geeky History As a child and as a teen, I had a substantial interest in … Continue reading

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Problem Based Blogging (PBB)

“How do you engage students? You present them with a real challenge they care about” – Cator quoted by edsurge.com. Traditional Approaches We have probably all witnessed many lessons delivered in the ‘traditional’ mode of instruction. Normally, this would take the … Continue reading

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HBTITM? – How Best To Inspire The Most?

Who Is Technology For? Though I would regard myself as a reflective practitioner, who has always striven to change practice for the better, learning this week about the SAMR and TIM models offer me really effective frameworks with which to … Continue reading

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Course 3 Final Project

Readers gravitate toward resumes with eye catching fonts and structure. They also lean toward resources with ample white space throughout the document – Sharlyn Lauby on mashable.com. Zero Experience Of infographics, not in teaching or in life generally, otherwise choosing ‘Option 3’ for … Continue reading

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Doodled Visuals

Scribbling In teacher training or meetings you usually find that teachers fall into different categories. One is the active participant – the teacher that constantly has their hand up with a point to add. Then there is the tech wizard … Continue reading

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A Story Of Human Connection, Whether Digital Or Not

Tradition In my spare time, I am reading the book below, ‘Sapiens’ by Yuval Noah Harari. The first part of this book is about ‘The Cognitive Revolution’, which is specifically based on the advancement of humankind during what we usually term … 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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