There’s a lot to learn about OneNote. And like many things, the more you learn about it, the more likely (and able) you are to embrace it as a useful teaching and learning tool. Described as a digital 3-ring binder, or the Swiss Army Knife of note-taking, OneNote has any features designed with education in mind.
1. Distribute content to students
2. Present engaging content
3. Manage group work and collaboration
4. View evidence of learning
5. Give students feedback Continue reading
I think teachers sometimes assume students just know stuff about tech’. Like they somehow just know how to use a device properly. Or, they know how to learn with it.
I liken it to teaching someone how to swim. You wouldn’t start in the deep end right? You’d start in the shallow end, or maybe even the baby pool. You’d give a lot of direction and a lot of support and a lot of positive encouragement.
With this in mind, here are five quick OneNote tips to pass onto students with iPads. Continue reading
A lesson hook is an introduction or opening into a lesson that grabs the students attention. It isn’t necessary to use a hook for every lesson and they don’t have to take up a big chunk of your instructional time. Here are 10 lesson hook ideas for OneNote on iPads: Continue reading
Its almost that time again where we start reflecting on this years programs and start adapting them for the coming year. Next year our school is introducing iPads to our Year 7 cohort (previously they each had MacBooks) so our Health Program is due for an update and revamp – or in the words of … Continue reading
I love this quote. A quote about change and challenge. Change can be challenging. But I love a challenge…. most of the time. The world is changing, our students are changing, IT is changing and teaching is changing…. Who’s managing to keep up?? Teaching, learning and schools have all been ‘changing’ for quite some time now. Ask anyone … Continue reading