Picture the scene: it’s last period on Thursday, you’ve just finished a little section of teacher talk followed by directing students to the next task and a hand at the back lazily rises: “Sir, I don’t get it!” The temptation might be to rephrase your explanation, point the student towards a buddy or back to the task instructions or just tell them the answer. 805 more words
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Connected learning holds the promise of re-invisioning what education can look like. In many ways, we have talked about the ideal of connected learning for years, but it wasn’t until the advent of the internet and social media, in particular, that we have had the tools to make it a reality. 289 more words
A former colleague of mine retired about ten years ago. When I asked him why he was leaving, he replied with one phrase.
“The halcyon days of FE are over,” he said. 768 more words
Trying to get all of your students to the same set of websites at the same time can be a frustrating experience for you and for them. 422 more words