While you are waiting…………. Option 2 Option 1 Go to your app store and download the Socrative Student App Enter the following code: 631434 Using the browser on your phone/tablet/laptop • Go to www.socrative.com • Select ‘student login’ from the drop down menu • Enter the following code: 631434
Using ICT in the Economics Classroom Maria Sheehan
Aim • Show how ICT can develop innovative, creative and engaging learning environments • Focus on the purposeful use of technology to • Develop key skills • Incorporate assessment for learning • Mixed ability teaching
ICT in the Classroom The integration of technology in the classroom involves a planned, highly structured and purposeful use of technology with students with the aim of engaging students and helping them develop new thinking skills. (Moeller & Reitzes, 2011)
Exit Ticket NOTE: Report is generated and sent as an excel doc. by email
Pre-reading & Revision Tool • www.wordle.net • Paste in the test you wish to examine • The more often the word appears in the text, the larger it will appear in the word cloud.
Develop key skills and encourage higher order thinking skills • Padlet is a free online tool that is best described as an online notice board. Padlet can be used by students and teachers to post notes on a common page. • The notes posted by teachers and students can contain links, videos, images and document files.
Revision & Development of Higher Order Thinking Skills:(mind maps, flashcards, quizzes and notes) www.examtime.com
Blended Learning • A blended learning approach combines face to face classroom methods with computer-mediated activities to form an integrated instructional approach. • The goal of a blended approach is to combine the best aspects of both face to face and online instruction.
Options for Blended Learning • TedED ~ http://ed.ted.com/ • Blend Space ~ www.blendspace.com • Virtual Learning Environments e.g. Moodle, Schoology & Edmodo