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Practical Pedagogies! – List of Speakers

  • Walk in My Shoes: Using Smartphones to Development Empathy and Student Voice through Drama and Music (co-presenter: Laura Pilarski) – – Program Description/Abstract: Learn how to use smartphones in class to unlock student engagement, build empathy and develop digital literacy skills.
  • Participant Outcomes: Participants will: Come to peace with technology instead of fighting it on a daily basis Build trust between student and educator Accept their role as a co-learner and abandon the antiquated role of the teacher Witness how smartphones can be used to build empathy, which is contrary to…
  • Session Alignment: Inspired by the belief that smartphones can be used to empower students in dramatic arts and music, students use these devices to counter the belief that smartphones decrease empathy.
  • In fact, students learn to use their smartphones to build empathy within their environment.
  • Conference areas of Focus: Student engagement Empathy Mental wellness Session Length: 60-70 minutes Session Process: Intro: (Joyce) Using menti.com, an online polling app that doesn’t require downloading, participants will engage in a survey based on the negative issues they experience in their classroom around student use of smartphones.

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Practical Pedagogies! – List of Speakers

KS4 AQA GCSE Chemistry (Science) Electrolysis of Water Lesson

  • This resource is a lesson with activities covering the electrolysis of water content of the 2015 AQA Chemistry specification.
  • This resource includes: – – – – 1: A power point to lead students through the lesson – – 2: A starter game to remind students what they have already covered on electrolysis – – 3: A SPAG activity – – 4: A modelling activity – – 5: A 6…

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KS4 AQA GCSE Chemistry (Science) Electrolysis of Water Lesson

Make your Own Pop Rocket

  • Shoot a toy rocket high into the air with this Pop Rocket Kit!
  • Simply put a tablet (included) in water inside the rocket, place rocket on the ground and wait for it to blast off!
  • Includes a Rocket, 4 x Blast off tablets and Full instructions.

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Make your Own Pop Rocket

Glove a Bubble – Monkey

  • Glove-a-Bubbles creates loads of bubbles!
  • Each Glove contains a re-sealable bag filled with bubble solution.
  • Just put on the glove and dip it in the bubble bag, then wave and play!

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Glove a Bubble – Monkey

4 Innovative Internet of Things Applications on the Horizon – EdTech

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4 Innovative Internet of Things Applications on the Horizon – EdTech

3 Important Reminders During the “Change” Process

  • What a lot of tech companies know is that people will complain about change, but eventually, they will be okay.
  • The point of this post is not to say, Hey, people will get over change so just go ahead and do it.
  • One of the best leaders I had would talk to me about the backlash she dealt with when changing things up, and she would tell me, If you know you are doing things for the right reasons, then work with people but stay the course.
  • To help people through the process of change, here are three critical reminders.
  • This tweet from Carol Nichols is one of my favorite little reminders: – – Change is hard but if you keep your focus on who you are serving and why it is crucial tomove forward and grow, staying the course will be much more comfortable than if you lose sight…

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3 Important Reminders During the “Change” Process

How Blockbuster MOOCs Could Shape the Future of Teaching – EdSurge News

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How Blockbuster MOOCs Could Shape the Future of Teaching – EdSurge News

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