In the last post we looked at how to engage the brain in learning. We looked at how the Reticular Activating System (RAS) acts as a filter which gives priority to information that is new or alerts our curiosity. The brain is hard wired to make predictions and then will
UTB Newsletter – Issue 19 – 2019
In this week’s OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake Speak with Karla Sanders from Sticks’N’Stones about the digital citizenship program developed in New Zealand.
Teacher Dashboard by hapara has had a facelift!
There are some great new features and the new User Interface seems to work a lot more smoothly.
In this video we show you through what has changed and and how you can access a free trial if you are not already using this great tool.
It can be a constant struggle to find ways to engage your students while you assess their learning. But we all know that just saying the M word (Minecraft) in a classroom sparks unprecedented excitement in students no matter their age or stage. Minecraft: Education Edition is an open-world game
With more digital tools to choose from than ever before, it can be challenging to know what to focus on. Before you go looking for something shiny and new, it’s worth checking out the tools on offer in the platform you are already using. Often there will be seamless integrations
One thing in life that is inevitable is change. From small changes to the big ones, no matter who you are, what your position, or how you live your life, change is something that will be a permanent theme throughout our personal and professional lives. The key to surviving (and
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In 2018, Using Technology Better designed and delivered a two phase post-migration training program for this New Zealand based graphic design firm. The initial goal of the training program was to reduce frustration with G Suite, with the long term aim of facilitating a change in culture and collaboration that can lead to transformative practices