As we all know extension tasks should be incorporated in lesson plans, however do the activities that are put in place for the more able learners demoralise and demotivate the less able students?
by Terry Heick, TeachThought.com
The idea of teaching with video games is an exciting concept leading to a challenging practice.
Right off the bat the topic is a bit polarizing, the whimsical connotation of “games” juxtaposing harshly with the rigorous tones of classical academia. But past that,…Continue
Added by Terrell E. Heick III on January 4, 2013 at 2:14pm — No Comments
Kevin Oliver is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the new online Instructional Technology program at North Carolina State University. His research interests focus on the application of Web-based tools, particularly those used in distance education, in support of student-centered teaching and learning.
In this paper I share my view to one of his articles that written on TechTrends Journal on March/April 2010. This specific article was very inspiring to…
Added by Egbal Mohamed on January 4, 2013 at 1:33am — No Comments
I would welcome the guidance of anyone able to allay my fears, as well as the opinions of those sharing similar concerns, regarding the following:
As a PGCE (LLS) Sociology student, I am anxious for many reasons about the emphasis the government insists we place on incorporating numeracy, literacy and ICT (in particular) into lessons. As Ken Robinson points out in his inspirational speech regarding the ways in which schools kill…Continue
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Listen! Now I’m talking! is about language and democracy.
48 7th graders have a very concrete mission:
Make up your mind about an opinion that you are passionate
about, something that you think should be changed, be improved, be highlighted
or be banned! You should in words and pictures propagate your opinion and…
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