Ever heard of the Reggio Emilia. This video gives a brief explanation of the educational theory from Italy and a prime example of how to use PowToon. 16 more words
When reading this post from a fellow edc3100 student I related to it instantly! In the early subjects of my degree, when introduced to Gardner's Multiple Intelligence's - it was a like bulb moment...it made total sense! On researching further I came across an external blog page about Gardner's theories: http://greeneyezwinkin2.wordpress.com/2012/01/22/dr-howard-gardner-on-multiple-intelligences/ Working as a TA at a Specialist School for the last 4 years I have also seen the school change from using and not using Direct Instruction. In some instances children with special needs learn well with the repetitiveness of direct instruction ( but doesn't make it fun to teach).