Workshop for English teachers

Join us for the workshop on the 11th of March

  1. We start off look at the new curriculum in English. Udir
  2. Produce different texts in collaboration with others, reflecting on global challenges
    1. Use a blog as a means to share your work and your students’
    2. Use Padlet
    3. Use Skype. (Skype in the classroom)
    4. Twitter as a tool for educators
    5. Example here.
  3. Democracy and Citizenship, looking at studying in English speaking countries. Reflecting on our role as a citizen of the global community
    1. Can you create value in the world?
    2. Do we need to get rid of our phones? 
    3. How to detect fake news
    4. Study abroad
  4. Deeper learning, and how to interact through the use of digital tools in informal and formal contexts
    1. Deeper learning and the digital revolution
    2. New pedagogy for deeper learning
    3. Close reading
    4. Surviving poverty and homelessness
  5. Locally and globally, reflect on global challenges
    1. The Kiva project
    2. Fake news, how can students in different parts of the world learn from each other?
    3. Fake news travels faster
    4. Brexit
  6. Reflection and where do we go from here?
    1. Share your comments, concerns, and questions here.

Extra links and suggestions for teaching

  1. Padlet, an example to use in class. 
  2. Twitter, you probably have an account, if not go hereTweetDeck is my choice.
  3. Blog, I use WordPress, start your blog here. Good advice “Starting or reflecting on a blog” Doug Peterson. Enter The Student Blogging Challenge. How to introduce this in class. 
  4. Visualize where your visitors are from with Clustrmaps or Revolvermap
  5. Want to find schools to work with – try Quadblogging
  6. Make a presentation here MySimpleShow
  7. Hashtags to follow; #teacher  flippedclassroom,  #SkypeClassroom#mysteryskype

More examples of use in the classroom

  1. Be more dog Why change?
  2. BBC Click School report
  3. BBC News
  4. Peace one day at Sandvika high school
  5. Scottish referendum Google hangout conversation, start watching at 9:46
  6. Indigenous people Australia.
  7. Want to sign up to Skype with another school?
  8. Twitter –  sign up, my name: annmic, Tweetdeck
  9. Feedly
  10. Quadblogging
  11. Kahoot

Made with Padlet


I would love to hear from you