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The Curate's Egg: A Blended Approach to ICT Integration

ICT integration is a bit like the proverbial curate’s egg: good and bad in parts. I believe that is is absolutely vital to remember that when you start using ICTs in your lessons, not every bite is going to nourish, there will be many sour moments along the way. 506 more words


Snow Days Shouldn't Cause a Learning Freeze-Out

I grew up in a small town in New Jersey where it often snowed in the winter. I remember listening to the radio broadcast of¬†school-closing announcements on those snowy mornings¬†hoping with fingers-crossed that my school’s name would be called. 336 more words

Tech For Learning

Dragging the Classroom Kicking and Screaming into the 21st Century

The SAMR model for the integration of ICTs into the classroom is a typical example of the way in which the introduction of ICTs is seen as transformative. 1,276 more words


Do Androids Dream of an LMS?

The three major LMS platforms teachers are using at our school are Moodle, Edmodo and Google Classrooms. These days it is increasingly essential to be able to monitor your Learning Management System 24 hours a day. 908 more words


What Sports Betting May Have To Tell Us About Education

I have become quite a fan of sports betting. Without the money, of course! I’m way too poor a gambler to risk my shirt! The site I use is… 1,258 more words

Classroom Management

In Search Of The Holy Grail - How do ICTs foster Critical Thinking?

The Holy Grail of ICT integration in the classroom is that almost mythical quest for the application of ICTs to foster critical thinking. The assumption that the introduction of ICTs would somehow magically transform teaching practice, leading to more learner-centred, problem-based, cognitively rich classrooms has not borne fruit. 1,528 more words


The Wu Wei of Whatsapp!

With over 500 million whatsapp users, and with smartphones becoming ubiquitous, whatsapp is a part of the fabric of the school, whether you as a teacher are using it or not! 783 more words

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