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.
Archive for category: Technology in the classroom
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.
Are you wondering what the new updates in Google Classroom entail? In this first part of our review, we look at the new class work page and how it will change the way you post assignments and announcements.
The difficulty is that eLearning encompass a wide variety of lessons, activities and teaching styles. There is not a single right or wrong way to integrate technology into your teaching. However, there are some models that teachers have developed and proved to be effective. One of them is the Station Rotation model.
If you are a maths teacher you appreciate how difficult and time-consuming it is to type maths. Equatio incorporates voice typing and optical character recognition to make this a lot easier.
I don't say this easily, but Google Forms changed my life. Since I came across Forms 3 years ago, it has saved me hours and has taken the sting out of a lot of admin tasks. Over the past four years, I have introduced hundreds of colleagues to the magic of Google Forms. Here are my step-by-step instructions to not only create a form but to make a quiz that gets marked automatically.
Email has changed the way in which we communicate. And in schools specifically, giving both staff and learners email addresses is a gamechanger. But with it, it has brought the problem of how to keep up with your mailbox. Here is some practical tips to stay on top of your email.