In this last short blog post I’ll discuss my replacement task. Since I wasn’t able to attend the iXperium iXprience, I’ve created a lesson (plan) in which students work together for a subject (literature) using technology. I’ve included multiple tools/websites into the lesson: Google Drive, PowerPoint, Autodraw & Mindmeister. Since I wanted to include a… Lees verder Think back… part two
Source photo: http://www.meducom.ca/thinking-back-looking-forward/ . In my last two -short- blog posts, I want to look back at the TELL Design Assignment and my replacement task for the iXperium iXprience I wasn’t able to attend. Let’s begin by briefly evaluating the process of creating the TELL Design Assignment. We had decided on the ‘category’ vocabulary before we… Lees verder Thinking back… part one
Today’s blog post will be different from my other blog posts as I’m briefly going to write about a useful website for (student) teachers. I came across this website when I was searching for tools that stimulate/create interactive classroom collaboration. This website is really a personal weblog and is called ‘EmergingEdTech‘ (http://www.emergingedtech.com/). EmergingEdTech was founded by… Lees verder About ‘EmergingEdTech’…
Source photo: https://storybird.com/ . Storybird (https://storybird.com) is a website/tool which enables people to make visual stories. Make, read and share visual stories; that’s what it’s all about. I’ve used Storybird as a tool during one of our YAFIC peer teaching lessons and it sparked my interest. I believe that Storybird can be such a… Lees verder A little bird told me…
Source photo: http://301198.blogspot.nl/2014/11/diferencias-entre-power-point-y-prezi.html . When putting together a inductive or deductive grammar lesson, you can choose to use tools like PowerPoint or Prezi. In this blog post I’ll share my opinion about and experiences with both of these tools. Additionally, I’ll go into which tool I believe works best for explaining and presenting grammar. I used… Lees verder Teaching grammar: Prezi vs. PowerPoint.
Tablets and iPads are becoming more and more popular in the classroom. They are used as practise tools and are sometimes included into the school’s/teacher’s curriculum. Using tablets and iPads can be extremely beneficial! However, there can also be some pitfalls… Source photo: twitter (private) . At my WPL1 placement school, tablets and iPads were… Lees verder Tablets & iPads in the Classroom.
When taking a closer look at my own experience with literature lessons, I find that literature -no matter English, Dutch, French or German- is taught in a rather traditional way. With ‘traditional way’ I mean a teacher that explains/answers questions and a students that listens/jots down what the teacher says. This is such a pity since… Lees verder Hunting for Poems.