In the rush to include technology in the classroom, often fuelled by school administrators’ desire to ‘make their school different’, it is all too easy to accept any form of technology, without analysing to what extent it is actually useful in the classroom. This article sets out clearly ways in which we should test technology before allowing it into our classrooms.
This is my presentation for MoRCE-NET conference. In this presentation I talked about the original Bloom’s Taxonomy that was first published in 1956 by Benjamin Blooms and then I talked about the Revised Taxonomy introduced in 2000 by Andrew and Krathwohl . I also touched on the digital taxonomy and provided a practical example of how students can use it in conducting Google searches.
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A clear explanation of a very interesting phenomenon – the flipped classroom, a possible way of freeing up classroom time for more practical, communicative activities.
Here’s a way of motivating particularly teenage students and young adults to study phrasal verbs a little more, using two websites. As always, many thanks to Nik Peachey for sharing this activity.
Here’s a link to a very interesting presentation, given at IATEFL. http://differentefl.blogspot.gr/search?updated-min=2013-01-01T00%3A00%3A00-08%3A00&updated-max=2014-01-01T00%3A00%3A00-08%3A00&max-results=1
This is an interesting article setting out the benefits of taking exam courses online rather than in a traditional classroom.
Here’s a very useful post for those of us who want to introduce more video work into the classroom.
Here’s a link to what promises to be a very interesting conference.