Thursday, 31 March 2016

It's About Engaging the Learner

It's About Engaging the Learner 

On the evening of Easter Monday, I went to a live performance to watch Derren Brown. He was amazing.  As part of his show, he incorporated Twitter for one of his “tricks” (I won’t tell you what he did because he asked the audience not to tell anyone; but suffice it to say – wow!).

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Want to start your own blog? Let's get started.

To blog or not to blog...

A short entry this week.  I am writing a lesson plan about starting your own blog and doing a LITTLE bit of research, I came across a website that offers some pretty good comparisons to some popular blogs you might want to consider if you wish to start one yourself.  These are the blogs I would say is worth spending some time on:

Thursday, 10 March 2016

Digital London

With a recent trip to London I witnessed just how dependent we all are on technology. It's all around us trying to make our lives simpler. But does it? I do wonder, "Are we losing something in the process"?

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Side-Stepping Digital Literacy for ADD/ADHD

I have been reflecting about Adult Attention Deficit Disorder and how much it really does interfere with my life. I have seriously considered going to my GP again and talking to him at great length about the difficulties I have been having with my job, with
relationships and with mistakes - oh the stupid mistakes I make!

Thursday, 3 March 2016

ADD, Digital Literacy & Melt-Down in Class

So I have to write this reflective blog about digital literacy and my progress and experience throughout the course. In one of my earlier posts:  Digital Literacy – Reflecting on My Own Learning Thus Far (14/01/2016)Here's the link to it; I shared what I felt about all this digital technology being embedded into our current academic teaching; and my opinion about the gimmicky introduction of using apps to engage learners, hasn't changed. 

Application of Knowledge: Digital Literacy Skills Checklist

Knowledge is really about the accumulation of facts and ideas that we acquire through study, research, investigation, observation, or exp...