This video will take you through my top ten tips for using technology in the classroom. Technology helps makes learning more appealing, attractive and relevant to pupils in our digital age. See this previous post to read more about this topic.
Whereas I read books and occasionally watched the odd documentary on TV, students nowadays use computers for all this and more. They use computers for their work, they use them to communicate, to pass their free time and to play. They also have increasingly powerful and functional mobile phones and mp3 players. Why not then use all these resources to your and their advantage?
If you make the learning process more relevant and suited to you pupils’ expectations you can ensure that they remain motivated and interested in your subject.
What do you think? What is your experience of using technology in the classroom?
These are some of the websites and tools I mentioned in the video and more!
There are more resources like these listed in my Internet Resources page.