Amazing video about education and globalisation. Discuss….!
It doesn’t matter if you don’t know what the word ‘paradigm’ means… if you are in education now, or if you have ever been in education, at least some of this video will make you think.
The video isn’t great quality and the background music is a little annoying… but the content is really good! Enjoy 🙂
I’d be really interested to discuss this ‘flipped learning model’ with the students I teach as well as my peers…. Thoughts? There are ways that this could work in my subject area I think.
If you want to hear more, it is fully explained in this podcast.
If you haven’t already updated your Facebook profile to the new timeline, then soon, Facebook will be forcing you to do it. The forced change will happen over the next few weeks. It’s a big change and one that you need to understand fully to ensure that your online identiy does not cause you problems in the future, for example, when trying to get a job. This article on the BBC News Beat website clearly explains the changes and what you need do regarding your privacy settings.
Prezi is an alternative presentation tool. It’s very different to PowerPoint. I have used it in a few lessons now and rather like it. I get the sense that my students prefer it to PowerPoint too (although I’d be grateful if my students could post their honest feedback on this blog post!) It’s more dynamic than PowerPoint and more visually stimulating.