4 ENGAGING WAYS TO USE TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM TO CREATE LESSONS THAT AREN’T BORING

 

Collaborative work and digitalization: should we be wary of appearances ?

 

There are many free web tools and ideas that can be used with technology integration and also lessons up and notch.

These tools can enable teachers to bring a sense of fun and engagement to their lessons.

GAMIFY IT

Gaming mechanics can make learning more fun and easier than you think.

  1. Gamify your classroom

2. Gamification of Education

3. Jeopardy game

LET  STUDENTS CREATE

There are so many fun free tools and apps available today that can let students create all kinds of digital content.

  1. Mash up tools
  2. PowToon
  3. iBooks

 

HAVE STUDENTS COLLABORATE

Getting students to work together as partners in small groups or even as a large group. Teaches them team work.

1. mind maps

2.  Google drive

3. research

THE IMPORTANCE OF WORD CLOUD

This is the excerpt for your very first post.

Why would you include this activity in your lesson plan?

It would be a great idea to use this tool when you teach vocabulary so it would be attractive for students to learn vocabulary here and they have the easy way to reinforce and check the vocabulary words with definitions and also they would be able to explain why they write the vocabulary, in order to see if they have understood the vocabulary words given in class.

We are using these vocabulary words because in this moment we are familiar with these concepts and because they are new to us and in the meantime there is a good strategy to keep the words in mind.

This vocabulary is important to remember because  as educators we have to consider the cultural diversity in the classroom and be very accurate.