Education Redefined: Erini Christopoulos on taking a multi modal approach and knowing where your school is, on the ‘techtrum”. “If we are expecting students to build their skills of independence, self efficacy and responsibility we need to be foregrounding the technology and the skills to use that technology in productive and effective ways at school.”…
“It’s about having a deep understanding of how you can harness technology to effect positive learning outcomes” In this EP chat, Ben and Paula discuss the SAMR model and TPACK framework as ways to measure your digital integration.
“EP can be a very powerful tool when implemented strategically alongside a set of instructional principles” Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction form a helpful framework with which to plan effective units of learning. In this video, Jimmy unpacks some of the key principles and illustrates how EP can facilitate these for strategic planning and consolidated learning.
“The flipped classroom approach is more than just getting students to watch videos before they come to class” Kelly Hollis, Global Head of Science, explains how flipping the learning is all about creating opportunities for students to engage with the lower order of Bloom’s taxonomy in the home space so that when they are in…
“Fostering a growth mindset is essential for creating lifelong learners who are not held back by self-imposed boundaries” Philippa Kruger, Global Head of Languages, examines Dweck’s Mindset Theory and how EP can support it.
“The SOLO taxonomy is a very simple support system for students to self-evaluate the depth and complexity of their learning outcome In this video Jimmy explores the SOLO taxonomy, how it has been used to underpin a lot of existing EP content and how you can use it to support students in expanding their learning.
“In the year 2020, resourceful teachers have been able to leverage technology to enable learning to continue for their students despite all of the disruptions” In this video, Ben Hilliam explores the challenge of ensuring learning continuity when faced with large and small scale disruptions to schooling.
“Successful digital implementation is often fostered by a strong school-wide vision focused on pedagogy over technology” Paula suggests four things when it comes to successful blended learning: Having a strong vision, ensuring support for teachers, understanding your students, and using a robust framework to guide technology integration.
“Teaching as Inquiry is an opportunity to foster genuine curiosity in our students so they can construct learning themselves” Ben Hilliam explores Teaching as Inquiry and explains how new concepts can find traction when placed within this framework.
“As we become more and more overwhelmed with digital resourcing, one thing remains constant, tools are only as effective as the users who wield them” In this video, Jimmy discusses the importance of managing your digital workload effectively and looks at ways the EP platform can help.