Google Docs In The Classroom – Part 3: Assessment

This is the third in a series of four posts about my experiences of using Google docs in the classroom. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here. Part 3: Assessment (or 1-2-1 Teaching and Learning) I will begin this part of the series by offering a little contextual detail which will help … Continue reading Google Docs In The Classroom – Part 3: Assessment

Google Docs In The Classroom – Part 2: Collaboration

This is the second in a series of four posts about my experiences of using Google docs in the classroom. You can read part 1 here. Part 2: Collaboration (or a lesson in human nature) As I mentioned in part 1, I decided that the best way to engage my students with Google docs was … Continue reading Google Docs In The Classroom – Part 2: Collaboration

Google Docs In The Classroom – Part 1: Signing Up

This is the first in a series of four posts about my experiences of using Google docs with my Year 10 Media Studies students, over the course of the last academic year. Each post will cover a specific topic: Signing Up Collaboration Assessment What’s Next? Part 1: Signing Up (or a lesson in the drawbacks … Continue reading Google Docs In The Classroom – Part 1: Signing Up

‘Leashes Not Required’ – A Google+ Hangout

Kevin McLaughlin and I will be hosting a Google+ Hangout at 8pm on Wednesday, 25 April, to discuss our approaches to facilitating independent/personalised learning in our classrooms. It has been apparent for some time that Kevin and I share a similar set of values with regard to education. Unwilling to be the ‘sage on the … Continue reading ‘Leashes Not Required’ – A Google+ Hangout

There’s an app for that… [OSX Edition]

It has been a while since I have written about the applications I am using in my day-to-day workflow. With it being the Easter break, I thought this was an excellent opportunity to rectify that. Today, I am going to focus on the apps that I am using on my MacBook Air and tomorrow I … Continue reading There’s an app for that… [OSX Edition]