"I think there's more to flipping the classroom than videos! My version of a 'flipped' homework is something they prepare at home that can then be built on and used in class and it need not involve a single video!
I find that…"
"For a very clear way to illustrate some of these points just show them Don McMillan's 'Life After Death by PowerPoint'! Scroll to the end of this post for link..pausing on the way to check some of the other links provided."
"Christmas is less than a month now and the shops are getting busier already. It is a time for family and leisure, also it is an occasion of hope and joy, filled with happiness and celebrations. To participate in the festivities,…"
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"I like that - very clear and many good points.
I follow the universities on Twitter / Facebook attended by my children out of interest (am a UK teacher as well as Mum!) it is interesting to see how well they can promote themselves using social…"
"There have been a few threads on a similar theme recently - look at recent pages.
It seems to me there are lot of threads with very few replies.Should people check before starting a new thread? Just in case there is something similar already being…"
"Hi, I am Suad Malik. I would appreciate if you add some view to my discussion about the barriers faced by institutes in being able to embed ICT .
Would you kindly share the kind of barriers you see in your institution? "
I agree that it is vital to make the teachers aware of the upcoming educational technology and hey need to be trained and equipped with these resources. Therefore, the responsibility lies on the institution to equip the teachers…"
"hi Colleen, I am Nishat Kashir and working as a Mathematics curruculum coordinator. While training the teachers the barriers in the successful implementation of ICT in teaching are their incompetencies, lack of moyivation…"
"Hi Muneeza, I teach in a UK secondary school so the resources on my blog are mostly aimed at age 11 to 18. I do try and keep an eye out for resources for younger students as well . My blog for students covers quite a wide age range, the…"
"I have not used Prime Time Math.
WolframAlpha I mentioned above is just so useful for checking work, see the various slideshows for examples of queries.
For revision, suppose students want to practise multiplying out brackets or factorisiong,…"
"I like to use resources in the classroom that the students can use themselves at home. I think good examples are WolframAlpha and the outstanding Desmos graphing calculator.
When I use a website in class that I think will be useful…"
I agree that it is vital to make the teachers aware of the upcoming educational technology and hey need to be trained and equipped with these resources. Therefore, the responsibility lies on the institution to equip the teachers with latest educational technology. sufficient training will increase their levels of engagement in ICT. Its true that even a small number of people can be a source of inspiration for others provided they share their good practices with each other. Most of the teachers complain about he amount of time spent on planning the IT lesson and prefer to teach with traditional ways of teaching
hi Colleen, I am Nishat Kashir and working as a Mathematics curruculum coordinator. While training the teachers the barriers in the successful implementation of ICT in teaching are their incompetencies, lack of moyivation and confidence in using new technologies. A lot of training and motivation is required.
Would you kindly share the kind of barriers you see in your institution?
With your interest in Online Whiteboards, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service.
Here’s a Public Class on Technology Integration you might be interested in.