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Thinking About Open workshop, 27th May

Our colleagues from GCU library are hosting a “Thinking about open” workshop on Friday 27th May from 10am – 12 noon in CEE1.

This workshop is aimed at anyone with an interest in finding out more about OER (Open Educational Resources) and OEP (Open Educational Practice).  53 more words

Blended Learning

Creating Interactive Content from Dusty Old Textbooks

So, I teach at a school with shared curriculum. Overall I really enjoy what I teach. However, the 6th grade hasn’t been 1:1 so sometimes there are great opportunities for improving the lessons via tech. 237 more words


What Teachers Want from Digital Tools

In a recent survey by Teachers Know Best 3,100 K-12 teachers across the country identified the following as the most important considerations when evaluating digital tools for the classroom: 286 more words

Mobile Learning

Opening the black box: Using technology to map the dynamics of workplace learning

Internal and external colleagues maybe interested in this upcoming seminar being held at GCU on 18th May.  For additional information, please contact: colin.milligan@gcu.ac.uk.

Speaker: Dr Maaike Endedijk, Department of Educational Sciences, University of Twente, The Netherlands… 293 more words

Blended Learning

AtoZ of TEL: Xerte

Website: www.xerte.org.uk

Cost: Free (Open Source), though requires space on a server to install to and the technical ability to maintain this.

Availability: Accessed via a web browser. 291 more words


Moodle Lesson

Insert content pages of information, links, pictures and short videos.           

  • Follow content pages with quiz questions within the lesson.
  • Guide learners’ activity; wrong answers return the learner to a previous page to re-read and re-attempt the exercise.
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Flipped Learning and Small Group Work

Are you like me? Do you sometimes struggle to form and manage small groups of writers in the writing workshop? I feel confident conferring one-on-one with my students and teaching the minilesson, however, when it comes to small group work, I can struggle.  665 more words