Of all the digital learning tools available Desmos is by far my favourite as a maths teacher. It is so much more than just a free online graphing calculator. Once you delve into the options of Desmos Classroom Activities, your life will never be the same again.
Archive for category: Technology in the classroom
Digital platforms and LMS's have brought a new dimension to deadlines. You no longer need to be present in the class to turn in n assignment. Default deadlines are midnight deadlines, it is time we rethink this practice.
This Maths lesson is a different take on the standard Station-Rotation model. Instead of dividing learners into fixed groups, I gave each learner an individual rout through the stations. Thus new groups formed every time they moved stations.
Before we could consider tablets for all learners in South Africa there are a few things that need to be in place, like infrastructure, training and resources. This is my take on President Ramaphosa's proposed plan to roll out tablets in schools.
Technology is enabling governments to limit the loss of life during big storms by encouraging people to work from home. This is great news for those who love work in their pj's, but how will this affect schools? During the recent Polar Vortex, a number of schools experimented with having an eLearning day. Here are some lessons we can learn from these experiments.
In part two of our Google Classroom update review, we look a big game-changer the new marking shell and comment bank as well as some small changes to where things are located that you need to be aware of.