The role of self-directed learning in modern learning practice: #mlpchat review

It was great to have so many future-focused educators participating in my chat on the role of self-directed learning in modern learning practice. Without a doubt, all agreed that self-directed learning is a critical factor in modern learning practice, and there were some great ideas shared. See the Storify below for a detailed recap of…

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The role of learner agency in Modern Learning Practice #mlpchat review

This year I have pushed the idea of learner agency in my classroom, and subsequently learner agency has become one of the key aspects that I consider when designing learning tasks. Core Education does a great job of explaining the concept of learner agency: “One way of thinking of learner agency is when learners have…

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The role of GAFE in modern learning practice: #mlpchat review

Thanks for those that joined last weeks #mlpchat on the role of Google Apps for Education in modern learning practice. I hope that everyone learnt something that they could take away and use in their classroom to enhance student learning or teacher efficiency. Below are a few take-outs from the questions that I asked. Question…

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The role of the Modern Learning Environment in Modern Learning Practice: #mlpchat review

Last week I hosted the inaugural #mlpchat on Twitter. I have started this chat so educators can share their ideas and hopefully learn something new about various aspects to do with Modern Learning Practice. It was great to see many educators join the chat, and hopefully this continues to grow in the coming weeks. Below…

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Use technology to help you teach PE like a boss

Many teachers (especially at primary level) do not have the luxury of having a specialist PE teacher to take their class for PE. Below are my top three ways for how technology can help you run PE lessons like a boss! 1) Teaching Dance Teaching dance can be a daunting task for a lot of…

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Using Twitter in the classroom

As a teacher, Twitter is hands-down the best tool I have used to further my professional development. Having a PLN of like-minded professional sharing resources and ideas has improved my teaching immensely. After seeing the benefits of Twitter for my own development, I decided at the beginning of this school year that I would use…

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Motivational Posters with QR Codes

In my class, I really try to push the concept of Growth Mindset. Earlier in the year I created some posters of famous people with some motivational quotes to put up around the room. To do this, I used Google Slides. I knew that the students were likely to ask who the various people in the posters…

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