Course 4: Minecraft or Blogging

Course 4: Minecraft or Blogging

For my final project in Course 5 I chose two options. As both options are in my lesson plans for this academic year, I am pretty sure that I will have to tackle both of them, though I have not yet decided which one to focus on for the final project. The first option...
Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

I have been working at my current school since 2008 and it is amazing how much change has happened during this period of time. When I just started teaching Year 1 students, I still had a white board and markers in my classroom, I had to make phonics posters out of...
The Future of Learning

The Future of Learning

Will education as we know it change because of technology? Where and how will you be teaching in 5, 10, 15 years time? Looking back at where we were ten years ago and seeing where we are now, it’s really hard to predict the future of learning – everything...
Flipped Classroom

Flipped Classroom

I liked the idea of Flipped Classroom very much. My understanding of this is that it inverts traditional teaching methods when a teacher instructs the class on a subject and sends homework home. In the Flipped Classroom approach, it is in reverse – students...
Project-Based Learning

Project-Based Learning

I did not pay much attention to the differences between Project Based learning, Problem Based Learning and Challenge Based Learning until now as I thought it was all semantics. Having read the course articles and done some research on the Internet, the understanding...