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Best Practice

Using Smartphones in the Classroom

As part of my masters research I was required to put my research (see last week’s post) into the use of mobile phones into practice in my classroom. Here is how I applied it… Teachers often decide to use technology because it is available or looks “cool” not necessarily because it is in the best […]

Do you Google Yourself?

I was asked this week by a friend if I have ever Googled myself.  My response was an easy one.  Yes!  In fact I Google myself and my kids once a month, in the many variations and nicknames that our names can have.  Many of you will think that this is overkill and perhaps it […]

What Does Best Practice…

There has been a lot of talk lately about best practice in teaching.  As teachers we are always seeking to be the best we can be in the classroom.  We try to implement new technologies, new teaching practices, new pedagogies…  We do many hours of professional reading, attend hours of professional development and develop our […]