Edtech has great potential of personalizing education. As long as it’s used to complement the physical classroom, I’m confident they will continue to be a huge part of students’ lives long after the pandemic will have become just a collective memory.
Having an edtech plan for the new school year is great! However, as the year progresses, you might find the need to switch things up a bit and try something new. These four suggestions work for any grade level and make classes engaging, fun, and informative.
Independent practice in the online classroom is just as important as in the physical one. First and foremost, to confidently support independent practice, you must trust your students. Here are more ideas to help you make it work:
Making students aware of the usefulness of what you’re teaching right now is a major challenge. Answering the Why? How? What? of lesson planning helps you boost confidence and motivation when it comes to the learning process:
Gen Z students have a special relationship with technology, which has shaped their expectations about education. Find out what is the 4Rs Model and how it can help teachers adapt their methods:
Gen Z students prefer visual learning above all others and adapting our teaching methods for them is extremely important. Otherwise, we risk denying them the right to an engaging educational journey and missing many teaching opportunities.
Micro learning has a place in all types of learning environments and is suitable for all ages. So let’s explore a few different ways micro learning can ensure students’ attainment and engagement remain high when studying online.
Animated videos can be used in every type of class and for any kind of topic. Whether you design animated videos for your students or encourage them to make videos themselves, you need to know what to use. Here are four digital tools for creating animated videos:
With so much use of technology, especially during the past school year, we need to create opportunities for students to become more digitally aware and literate, and to be responsible when using technology. Here are six resources for teaching about digital citizenship:
There are a lot of strategies that you can take into account when it comes to creating an environmentally friendly-classroom. You can start by creating a few lessons explaining what is happening in the world then proceed with the projects and other materials. Here are a few ideas that you can implement in your classroom to make it more eco-friendly: