"Words Are Important was my favourite lesson in Primary School. I loved learning about words and their meanings. Vocabulary is a beautiful word in itself and gives people the power to express themselves."
Digging Out of a Digital Hole's Category W
Back to the question of games and education.
I've explored this battleground before, for example when I tried to decide if I was an anti-gaming teacher. I then moved up a level when I analysed gaming lessons led by our Ed Tech Coach, Matt Dolmont,
My real fascination with gaming and the possibilities for learning came last summer when both my sons discovered Pokemon Go. Every summer we go back home to the Netherlands and living internationally my boys don't get to practice Dutch too often.
Below is a video I created a while back to show the new EAL model we introduced at my school. It took me a long time to create, but I learned invaluable skills and am now much quicker at creating videos as a result. I will use the video I intend to c
My final project for Course 3 will be creating a digital story, in the form of a promotional video that I can include on the website, for SPELTAC. In this blog post, I want to reflect on the things I want to include in this video:
The message of