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Blogging with Students

It’s amazing how engaging and empowering students blogging can be, some educators may be daunted by the prospect of students in their class offering views for the world to share. I’ve introduced blogging with my Year 9 students for the first time this academic year and would like to share my journey so far, I … Continue reading

Using ICT to inspire learning.

Yesterday I had the privilege to work with Tim Rylands, where he interactively shared how to use ICT to engage students and inspire learning – what an inspirational guy. Like many teachers, we all hear about these wonderful online resources, apps and mobile devices such as the iPad, the flipped classroom model, bring your own … Continue reading

Contextualising Real World Learning – The Journey so far…

Question: In any classroom at any given point, can students link the skills they are learning to real life? Can they understand the relevance of the subject in a real life context? I know there’s a lot of pressure on students, staff, and parents alike, to achieve in the Governments ‘examination machine’ however, if any … Continue reading

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