8 Desirable Digital Skills For Teachers

How often do you find yourself in awe of, or even intimidated by, the digital skills of your students? This week, I sat in my school’s computer lab and marveled at the high level of ICT expertise being displayed by a group of Year 3 to 5 students. The group had been asked to take […]

The Top 10 Reasons Why Film-Making is 21st Century Learning

“Education in the 21st century is a high stakes enterprise. Our students compete on a global stage and they need new skills to prepare them for further study and jobs – many of which have not yet been created. They need skills we call the 4Cs: creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking. The rate of […]

7 Secrets to Using Technology Effectively in the Classroom

You’ve spent hours preparing a lesson, incorporating a wide range of resources from the Internet. You give yourself a pat on the back for having developed a rich, authentic learning experience sure to engage students with its heavy use of various technological tools. The students are ready, you are ready and then the Spinning Rainbow […]