Asking questions such as why use augmented reality in the classroom? Is it just another teaching gimmick? Do my students develop a deeper understanding of what I am trying to teach? are all vital to ensure what technological tools we use in the classroom are current, relevant and redefine our lessons (SAMR Model). In this … Continue reading Augmenting the Primary Classroom – Four effective Apps to use in the classroom
One of the most incredible conferences is over, having to say goodbye to new and old friends from around the globe is never easy but so much learning took place! This event was made by teachers for teachers and that was so evident due to the relevance of every single keynote and workshop. As much as … Continue reading TECHPalooza-An incredible Experience!
Make sure you check out the lesson descriptions below. The first chapter book I read was Gizmo by Paul Jennings I remember the day I picked it up and began reading it and then the day I finished reading. I was so excited my first 'big person book' completed! Was I now a grown up? Getting … Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action-Using iPads to Comprehend
I have been using a fantastic app called Book Creator. This app allows users to create a digital book with the ability to insert a wide range of digital media. I have been using this app as the centre of a variety of different Challenge Based Learning tasks and have found it to be a very … Continue reading Book Creator-A Unit in Reflection
I have never seen such positively motivated students completing exam before. Motivating your students through Gamification and Kahoot.
During my visit to St Ursula, Horn, Netherlands, I saw some fantastic examples of how to use iTunes U incorporating Google Apps EDU in the classroom. The focus of these courses was to assist in making very clear and cohesive links between subjects allowing students to focus on one project yet achieving the outcomes for … Continue reading A Case Study-iTunes U and Google Apps for EDU – integrating high school subjects
I have had and amazing experience of visiting schools around Europe over the past month. I have used this blog to share my journey and the different stories I have come across through my journey. I had the absolute pleasure of visiting Sint Ursula Secondary School, an amazing school in the village of Horn in the … Continue reading First impressions of Sint Ursula Secondary School Horn, Netherlands