Over the last 5 to 10 years, I've been developing new ideas about how we should be teaching in our classrooms. These ideas have changed as the possibilities and promises of educational technology have become reality.
The most fundamental of these ideas are always revolving around learning and the student. The possibility to differentiate and deliver personlized study to students is the most…Continue
In this increasingly ”connected world”, obtaining free education online is actually a relatively simple thing to do.
If you do not have Internet at home, you can go to your local library and use one of their freely available computers.
The best online college offer free classes, and you can make use of the top gratis audio book and podcast…Continue
For many people, the idea of learning a foreign language can be exciting and intimidating, especially if the thought brings back memories of learning a …Continue
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See below, many of the well researched reasons we should be using them in our teaching.
Nowadays, with online resources and resource sharing, there is no longer any excuse for not using games. So many ways and so many options.
Here are a few…Continue
I'll post another time about these (the hashtag is #tttips) but I want…Continue
By that I mean they are more controlled and less authentic. Quizzes, Q and A trivia, mix and match, multiple choice - you get the idea. Still, if done well, they can be really effective learning tools or even assessment tools. They are meant to be used by students at home or in a language lab but can also be used in a classroom with a large…Continue
I spent part of the morning rereading Frank Smith, particularly his thoughts about how we learn. Delightful, insightful, thoughtful. Here's an excerpt from his book: Comprehension and Learning but I also highly recommend his book about whole language,…Continue