Group work is about a lot more than just deepening student understanding of disciplinary content, although that is certainly one of its benefits. Groupwork offers opportunities to gain exposure to different perspectives, mindsets, cultural expectations and working styles. In essence, it helps our students gain crucial collaboration skills for a diverse workforce.
One of the greatest issues in the contemporary classroom is that many teachers still refuse to embrace technology and make it a part of the education process. Click here for a great article by guest blogger Lori Wade describing 5 ways in which the internet and technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom.
Enjoying a break from school? Take a look at this great infographic from CreativeMarket.com titled “40 Little Things You Can Do To Break Your Creative Block”. Try out some of these tips and see if you can succeed in releasing your inner brilliance!
Pinterest, the web-based social networking service that allows users to collect, store, and share images and information using “Pins” and “Boards”, is known for its use in the fashion, arts, and cooking industries. However, the app is not limited to personal and at-home use. Click here for a great Infographic from WorldWideLearn.com on the role that Pinterest plays in the classroom and how Professors and Students can use this great app to enhance their learning experiences.
Want tips for meaningful and engaging uses of technology? Click here for suggestions on how to best integrate technology in your classroom!