Do learners want to use technology?

A range of technology

And we are off! Freshers are back and timetabled teaching starts next week. I’m a keen user of technology and, as I meet the new learners on the programme, I have started to wonder whether I am implementing too much technology within my teaching and whether, by actually keeping up with new technologies, I am actually not only leaving learners behind but actually using technology when they, as in the learners, are not really interested in its use. Welcome to this week’s waffle…

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Do I encourage progression?

After talking about the difference between working in primary education and higher education last week, my thoughts this week has turned to something which I have been thinking about for a long time – so long that I’m not sure whether I have already written a waffle about it. If I already have then I apologise because I feel the need for speed…I meant o waffle about it again. So split into your ability groups, grab your resources and lets waffle about differentiation.

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