An English teacher at a Secondary School in the UK. * Sharing and questioning the day job. * I teach KS3/4/5.
* Looking for inspiration and motivation, to share with others. * Looking to constantly improve and grow. * On Twitter at @MissBex_M *
Took a seminar on using technology in the classroom today. This was a list of apps that are beneficial to different stages of learning.
And tumblr is on it. lol.
The presenter also suggested a very interesting method of getting questions/input during the class without stopping for every question: having students tweet their biggest questions to a Twitter account made for the class, and then address the important ones as you give your lecture/allow fellow students to answer one another. Just a very different approach at using technology during the class to add another dimension to a lecture/make it more interactive.
Been in to school today to sort and move everything out of my old room and in to my new room. Here’s the new desk area! Mainly all done. Will need new displays but I will use that as an activity in the Autumn term with my groups :)
Schools are becoming more and more technology oriented each day. At times, it seems that the ability of working with the lastest gadgets, computer software and social networking sites comes naturally to children. Meanwhile, adults struggle just to keep up. Since social networking has…