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Browsing Archive: September, 2012

BYOD (bring your own device) in the classroom

Posted by Nina Adams on Monday, September 24, 2012, In : 21st Century Classroom 
 

I recently posted an article about the Grade 10 English blog project. In previous years it was necessary to book the computer lab in order for the students to work on their blogs. This became problematic, as there were usually three English classes attempting to make use of the lab at the same time, resulting in double-bookings and frustration for both the teachers and the students.

This year, the teachers tried a different approach by allowing the girls to bring in their own devices to clas...
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Bring your own device (BYOD)

Posted by Nina Adams on Monday, September 24, 2012, In : 21st Century Classroom 

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Using cellular phones for Mathematics

Posted by Nina Adams on Thursday, September 13, 2012, In : Classroom Tech Tools 
  

Our High School Mathematics teacher, Mrs du Toit, explains how she uses cell phones to assist with teaching and learning in the classroom:

“The programme that I use allows students free access to information via cellphones. These resources include text books, practice exercises and multi-media content, for e.g. YouTube videos explaining specific Mathematical concepts. The students are also enrolled in an additional programme called Intelligent Practice.

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