–Full Session Title: What educational tools can we use to improve literacy, numeracy, progress, impact, transition, learning, etc and how?
Across the conversation, a number of questions were asked which aimed to focus the conversation to different edtech tools for different learning purposes. These were, literacy, numeracy, progress, creativity, differentiation, feedback and assessment.
[pullquote]Lots of great tools and examples of their real use in the classroom were shared.[/pullquote]What was particularly noticeable, apart from it being a bit quieter than usual due to the Easter holidays, was how forthcoming the sharing and the ideas were. Lots of great tools and examples of their real use in the classroom were shared. This was brilliant. The use of the directed questions also helped with the focus throughout the chat meaning before you knew it, the 60 minutes were up!
Tweet of the Week:
@mabo8sam – The #SAMR model helps to see the relationship between the use of edtechtools and learning #ukedchat
Rather than pick tweets I thought I would highlight the key apps that came up over and over again as having real impact:
Nearpod – iPad Link –
Aurasma – iPad Link –
Explain Everything – iPad Link –
Socrative – iPad Link –
Google tools – Various –
Tellagami – iPad Link –
Triptico – Desktop App Link –
Padlet – Google Chrome Extension Link – Or WebLink.
Showbie – iPad Link –
About your host:
Mark Anderson is a passionate advocate for the use of technology in the classroom to improve and enhance learning. An Assistant Headteacher, ADE (Apple Distinguished Educator) and author of ‘Perfect ICT Every Lesson’. Mark has a proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning linked to innovative and deliberate use of technology. He has a knack of being able to tie together pedagogy to technology.