Category Archives: course 1

Unit template for my first UbD Unit

Hi World I have not much to say except here is the unit plan, based on the template supplied by Coetail for my first UbD unit.  The first part is the unit plan, and the second part is the rubric … Continue reading

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My first COETAIL UbD Unit

Hi fellow COETAIL EARCOS peeps.  I guess with course 1 winding down, we will all be looking more and more at each other’s blogs for inspiration for our own final UbD projects (mine is here).  I have various concerns about … Continue reading

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Why others Hate Khan

Firstly, I must state that I don’t think anyone “hates” Sal Khan. What he has done is great, but there are plenty of people who have reasons not to like the (over 2200) videos he has created and distributes for … Continue reading

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Not always apples

This post was inspired by a workshop that was not one of the better ones I went to at EARCOS ETC11, so out of fairness I will not name it.  It was a discussion & sharing session for resources for … Continue reading

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Vocab vocab vocab

Vocabulary, defined above by the Farlex Free online dictionary is the bane of many a student.  It is perhaps one of the more boring aspects of teaching and learning (sorry vocab lovers).  Whether we teach in a traditional style, or adopt … Continue reading

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The semi-flipped classroom

I was going to call this post “The evolution of a lesson” but decided that the above title was more catchy (and maybe appropriate).  The idea of the flipped classroom is currently a hot topic, being the feature of Ted … Continue reading

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QR Cards and Trees

The reason I chose to go to this session was that QR cards are something about which I knew absolutely nothing.  QR cards are a cool idea that appears to have a multitude of uses in the class (and outside it).  One of my current … Continue reading

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After the EARCOS Preconference

Well, the COETAIL EARCOS Preconference is over and it is time to reflect.  The idea of this blog is exciting, as the only other blog I have been involved in is the collective blog Vietnambirdnews, which a group of us … Continue reading

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Hi World!

Am into Session One already and the people seem cool.  The nerd in me has  synthesised ideas from the first two activities to plan a lesson form when I get back.  This involves taking a template similar in idea to … Continue reading

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