Tag Archives: pedagogy

Burning Out – (from Inside Higher Ed)

Professors say faculty burnout is always a real threat, but especially now, and that institutions should act before it’s too late. Pexels.com As a frequent commentator on all things higher ed, Kevin McClure likes his predictions to be right. But in the case of a recent article he wrote […] “Faculty burnout — exacerbated by pandemic-related stressors, absent… Read More »

The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning

Well-planned online learning experiences are meaningfully different from courses offered online in response to a crisis or disaster. Colleges and universities working to maintain instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic should understand those differences when evaluating this emergency remote teaching. Due to the threat […] ..when it is over, institutions will emerge with an opportunity to evaluate how well… Read More »

9 Essential Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

As we have pointed elsewhere , ‘ in a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century. Whether you are a technological determinist or a digital instrumentalist, technology […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

How to evaluate apps and websites for meeting your classroom needs

While it can be exciting that there are so many apps and websites for learning content, it can also be daunting and overwhelming to busy teachers.Fortunately there has been a wave of new websites that help teachers locate apps to meet their curricular needs. Two of them include CommonSenseMedia has […] The connection to the classroom learning goals… Read More »

Principles Of Mobile Learning Design

Technology like smart phones, tablets, Apps, and 3G/4G broadband allow anytime anywhere mobile learning and these technology are lubricating the shift to more inclusive and higher quality personalized education . But a truly immersive mobile learning experience goes beyond all the technology to the lives of each individual learner. […] There are a unique set of challenges associated with… Read More »

Mobile Devices Drive Creative Instruction

At New Milford High School in New Jersey, sophomores in geometry use their mobile devices to answer questions about angles through a program called Poll Everywhere. The school is among several in the U.S. that are using mobile devices in unique ways. For Scott Newcomb, a fourth-grade teacher at […]

Mobile-assisted Language Learning

SlideShare Video Greeting from TIRF Trustee Michael Carrier The use of mobile and handheld technology is growing exponentially in language education, and it is clear that much more research, project evaluation, and evidence-based analysis are needed to help us understand this new phenomenon. However, important questions remain about the […]

An outstanding lesson using mobile learning?

Recently I was asked / was volunteered to lead something called a "lesson observation for real" in Coventry. This is essentially a lesson taught in the round in front of anything up to 100 colleagues and, crucially, an OFSTED registered Inspector. The rationale behind it lies not in the […]