For some years, I have been using the Socrative application as an alternative means of formative assessment. While whole class dialogue/questioning and marking serve a valuable purpose in gauging pupil understanding, Socrative a provides means of measuring progress that can be fun as well as informative. When adopting the use of technology in the classroom, […]Read More Blog by Alex Tye: What are the Affordances of Socrative Teacher?
It could be argued that contemporary learning, whilst perhaps looking very different to past models in outward appearance, is still underpinned by many pedagogical concepts that have provided the foundations of learning through the ages. As a primary school teacher, much of my training was devoted to the concept of learning through questioning, solving problems, […]Read More Contemporary Learning: what it means to me.
I remember a time when being literate afforded someone the ability to read and write – to be able to communicate via written means as well as speaking. It did not occur to me to attach the term ‘literacy’ to setting the record timer on the VHS player or altering the minutes and hours on […]Read More Digital Literacy(ies)