Session 197: What Educational Tools can we use…and how?

Thursday 10th April 2014.

Full Session Title: What educational tools can we use to improve literacy, numeracy, progress, impact, transition, learning, etc and how?

EduTools

Session Summary:

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.

 

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