6 Principles for eLearning

Online and blended learning can be tailored for students from primary through to higher education. Whether creating a shell for primary students, college students, or colleagues, the main principles remain the same, however different features need to be focused on depending upon the age group. When using a Learning Management system for grade 3 forContinue reading “6 Principles for eLearning”

Top 10 Criteria for Choosing Edtech

  There are important considerations that need to be at the forefront of our decision making when it comes to choosing edtech. When we metaphorically ‘grab’ onto the technology and use it without thought as to how it affects our pedagogy, we may be putting our learners at a a disadvantage. Therefore, there are severalContinue reading “Top 10 Criteria for Choosing Edtech”

Top 10 Benefits of Using iPads: Supporting Instructional and Assessment Strategies

The role of the Teacher is a large one, and includes obtaining accurate information about what their students already know, previous learning experiences, cultural backgrounds, & special learning needs etc. It is this information that enables teachers to be able to effectively design Instructional strategies and Assessments that appropriate for each student. The younger studentsContinue reading “Top 10 Benefits of Using iPads: Supporting Instructional and Assessment Strategies”

Reasons to include eLearning in your Planning and Assessment

Incorporating eLearning into our curriculum is the way of the future, and can be included in our present planning and assessment of our students. eLearning is beneficial for the following reasons: it allows for collaboration using technology it helps students develop 21st century thinking skills it deepens understanding of content prepares students for the globalContinue reading “Reasons to include eLearning in your Planning and Assessment”