Tag

#edtech

My iStick, a review

By | iPad | 3 Comments

I was contacted by MyiStick following my presentation at Liz Allton’s TeachMeet Solihull and a recommendation from Liz. Further to a conversation, they said they’d be happy to send me one of their iSticks. Now, if you haven’t heard of them, an iStick is a two way lightning to USB memory…

Read More

The Power of the Visual for learning

By | EdTech | 10 Comments

Visuals are so powerful. Carl Hendrick wrote recently about motivational posters recently here and I tend to agree when they’re used out of context, however I think visualisations can be a great learning tool, particularly when students make them themselves. We can embed learning linked to numeracy in lots of…

Read More

Thinglink in the classroom

By | EdTech | 5 Comments

A tool I’ve used many times in the classroom is Thinglink. I often forget how brilliant it is for lots of different purposes: shared curation of resources and research a place to put contextual links to different elements of a project a way to share learning a way to explain…

Read More

Remixing great lessons: Rigour

By | T & L | 9 Comments

Great lessons have key characteristics. Many edu-bloggers have discussed the characteristics of great lessons but for me, the one person that nails it is as discussed in my introductory post to this series is Tom Sherrington. In his series he discusses the topic in some detail across ten posts. In my series I will…

Read More