Teaching in a Digital Age by A.W. (Tony) Bates

I strongly recommend this open textbook «Teaching in a Digital Age – Guidelines for designing teaching and learning for a digital age» written by Tony Bates and shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The book is available for downloading in PDF

List of Java, HTML5 and Flash activities for learning Physics

This is a short list of URL with links to tons of applets in Java, HTML5 and flash  to learn STEM subjects but especially  Physics. Most of these applications can be run online through a web browser so it’s not needed to download and install. Feel free to suggest more to complete the list. PHET …

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Implementing e-learning

Today I found via Tony Bates a web page titled Implementing e-learning: a toolkit for training organisations. with useful infographics about e.learning topics.  The first infographic represents the well-known ADDIE model and it’s interactive. Tony Bates was questioning in a blog post the validity of that model for small e-learning projects. The blog post is …

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Neuroscience findings about learning and the usage of digital technologies

As part of the week 2 module «Your future classroom – towards a realistic vision» of the course Future Classroom Scenarios (#FCSCourse), I found an interesting video where Dr Paul Howard Jones talks about What is the Internet Doing to our Brains? I found the whole video very interesting because Dr. Paul tried to explain scientifically …

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Student works deserve an equivalent Teacher feedback

Today I rescued this picture from old annotations to reinforce, once again, the power of teacher feedback. I titled this short post as «Student works deserve an equivalent Teacher feeback«. A good complementary picture could be another one to insist on giving feedback as soon as possible to be more effective.

21st Century Skills

Roger Blamire, Senior Advisor to European Schoolnet, provides in a 9:01min video a clear introduction to what is commonly referred to as 21st Century Skills. Roger defined in 2014 Skills as expertise or the ability to do something well. Paul Kirschner would define skill  as the ability to successfully carry out a procedure, so Paul …

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