Reflection for 2 Star Badge - The Digital Teacher (Adopting)

Evelyn Djan
12th March 2021

This reflection was contributed as a submission for a 2 Star Badge in The Digital Teacher (Adopting)

Give a brief description of your work context and responsibilities, e.g. your teaching background, experience, type of organisation (e.g. FE college, ACL), subject/curriculum you teach/lead, your learners (skills level, any particular inclusion needs, age range of group, size of group)

I am curriculum lead for Community Learning Organisation and Digital skills teacher. I am responsible for developing digital learning offer for all subjects. I also design curriculum, package it and deliver coaching to Adult Learning Teachers across all teams. I deliver Digital skills courses for adults to improve their skills for Work or use in everyday life. I deliver to learners with... more

How did you use the learning from this module in your teaching context?

I add videos to my courses for learners can access for revision and practice after the session. I decided to learn a new tool-Nearpod to use to create interactive videos. I watched videos on how to create Nearpod and how to use it in Google Classroom. I decided to then
create my own account and start exploring how to use it. I used a video I would have posted in my Classroom to create... more

What worked well?

My learners loved the interactivity of the videos and were happy to discuss during sessions as well. Nearpod works well with Google Classroom so it was efficient.

What would you do differently next time?

Dedicate more time to teaching tech tool when introducing new app/tool.

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Level 2
Curriculum Area
ICT for practitioners

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