Skip to main content

Home/ Classroom 2.0/ Group items tagged Technology teaching Education

Rss Feed Group items tagged

Nigel Coutts

Why banning technology is not the answer - The Learner's Way - 14 views

  •  
    There is something about human nature that draws us towards dichotomous patterns of thought; an all or nothing, us or them style of thinking in which an option is either good or it is bad. In such a model complexity and subtle nuance with multiple possible outcomes and routes towards a goal are ignored. The field of educational technology is one where such a pattern is evident and recent ban on technology by a Sydney school shows how this style of analysis can have a significant impact on student learning
Michael Sturgeon

Is The Flipped Classroom Relevant to ELT? - EFL Magazine - 9 views

Nigel Coutts

Does Mathematics Education need a re-think? - 19 views

  •  
    Once upon a time Mathematics was easy to teach. A typical lesson would begin with a direction towards a particular page of the text book and would conclude with the ceremonial marking of the answers. This process was repeated over and over, year after year and in the end students would be able to repeat the required method with a satisfactory degree of accuracy.
Nigel Coutts

Ten ideas from Eye on the Future - 13 views

  •  
    On Saturday I had the opportunity to join a group of very enthusiastic teachers to hear Alan November and Carl Jarvis speak at North Turramurra Primary School. That so many educators from across Sydney were keen to give up a Saturday is a testament to their desire to improve their teaching but also a measure of the respect these speakers garner.
Nigel Coutts

An Introduction to Design Thinking (Part Two) - 20 views

  •  
    In the constructivist-learning model, engagement and experience combine with immersive environments and self-organisation of knowledge to establish a context in which learning occurs naturally. Constructivism has since the time of Dewey become closely affiliated with Project Based Learning and yet despite years of efforts to refine the process the result does not always match the promise. Design Thinking might be the answer.
Nigel Coutts

An Introduction to Design Thinking (Part 1) - 29 views

  •  
    'Design Thinking' might just be the next 'new' old thing in education. In her recent address to the National Press Club, Catherine Livingstone of The Business Council of Australia included 'Design Thinking' amongst the critical STEM skills required for Australia's future. But what do we mean by 'Design Thinking' and why should educators be interested?
Nigel Coutts

Is STEM the key? - 13 views

  •  
    In June 2014, the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Tony Abbott MP acknowledged the significant role that STEM is to play in the nations future. 'There will be significant emphasis in boosting our focus on science, technology, engineering and maths because science is at the heart of a country's competitiveness and it is important that we do not neglect science as we look at the general educational and training schemes.' But what does this mean for schools?
Nigel Coutts

Virtual Realities - 17 views

  •  
    What are the possibilities for situated learning created by a growing number of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Devices from Oculus Rift, Samsung, Google and Microsoft?
Nigel Coutts

The future of Schools - 18 views

  •  
    Ask the average adult to describe a school and you are likely to get similar responses. There will be a focus on the places and spaces in which their education occurred, the teachers who taught, the rows of desks, the daily schedule of classes and breaks.But what is the future of schools?
Nigel Coutts

Lessons from Oversold and Underused - Looking back to look forward - 16 views

  •  
    In 2001 Larry Cuban published his book 'Oversold and Underused - Computers in the Classroom' in which he addresses the effect that the adoption of computer technology has had on education. But what can we learn from this writing as we head towards another revolution in education?
Paul Beaufait

Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio? | Edutopia - 29 views

  •  
    "This post will help you decide whether or not a portfolio will serve your professional goals and how to go about designing a professional-looking site that showcases your teaching skills." (para. 1, 2015.01.24)
  •  
    It's best simple way to appoint students, additionally - advance their applied skills. Strongly advance to try out . http://bit.ly/1y9WeYC
Nigel Coutts

Creativity in Science and Technology - 27 views

  •  
    CREST is a programme for schools run by Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation that aims to promote Creativity. By adding creativity to our science lessons we can move past boiling water and encourage students towards serious scientific and technological discovery.
Michele Rosen

EdTechTeacher | Rubrics for Assessment - 99 views

  •  
    This page provides brief explanations and an impressive menu of links to resources and tools for assessing and providing feedback to learners on technology-supported activities and projects. Categories include:

    Rubrics for Assessment - General
    Rubric Generators
    Assessing … Blogging
    Assessing Coding & Gaming
    Assessing Graphic Organizers
    Assessing Podcasts
    Assessing Technology & Social Media
    Assessing Video, Screencasting, and Digital Storytelling Projects
    Assessing Websites/Digital Portfolios
    Assessing Wikis
Juan Carlos de Lassaletta

PowerPoint in higher education is ruining teaching. - 63 views

  •  

    HOW POWERPOINT IS RUINING HIGHER ED, EXPLAINED IN ONE POWERPOINT
    Slate
Matt Esterman

Mobile learning | St Scholastica's College Library - 18 views

  •  
    www.thebargainplaza.com Most quality online stores.New Solution for home gym, cool skateboard, Monsterbeats headphone and much more on the real bargain. Highly recommended.This is one of the trusted online store in the world. View now www.thebargainplaza.com
Matt Esterman

2 years down the BYOD Track | Christinekw's Blog - 28 views

  •  
    www.thebargainplaza.com Most quality online stores.New Solution for home gym, cool skateboard, Monsterbeats headphone and much more on the real bargain. Highly recommended.This is one of the trusted online store in the world. View now www.thebargainplaza.com
Walter Antoniotti

Comparing US and German Education - 11 views

Some data on what Germany and other countries are doing compared to US. http://www.textbooksfree.org/Interesting_Thoughts_Concerning_Education_Page2.htm

education technology resources learning Teaching

started by Walter Antoniotti on 31 Jul 13 no follow-up yet
1 - 20 of 164 Next › Last »
Showing 20 items per page