Use technology to start the new year with a Bang!
As we near the beginning of new academy year, most teachers will be preparing themselves for the start of another busy year. Many will be thinking of how to start the year to engage and inspire their students! Using technology positively and to its potential, can transform learning in so many ways. we always try to share and promote ways in which technology can do this. For the teacher, technology should eventually save time and in some cases money. The problem for some teachers is that when they embrace technology it doesn’t replace something else and becomes another job on top of what seems a never ending pile!
Here are a few ideas for how you can use technology from the start of the year and transform learning in your classroom
1. Create an online platform for your class
In simple terms… BLOG!!! Blogging has been one if not the most powerful tools in my classroom. I was surprised that it wasn’t included in the new curriculum and so many schools don’t do it. There are a few myths with blogging that can discourage teachers –