Learning beyond the classroom

Nicola Stevens
8th November 2021

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

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)

A level maths teacher in FE, teaching groups of 16-18 years olds A level maths alongside a qualification in engineering. Groups tend to be 10-20 students, all have achieved grade 6+ in GCSE maths. I am also a Digital Learning Champion in my college and this role involves helping other teachers develop their digital education skills.

How will you adapt activities in your teaching context to put into practice learning from the module?

I have used the start of the module as an introduction when I am coaching and mentoring other teachers in how to develop their digital education skills. The point that learning can now transcend the classroom is an important one, and with the correct tools appropriately used students can make more progress in a shorter time. It can be challenging to get other teachers, who are often busy, to... more

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About This Reflection

Level
Level 3
Context
FE
Keywords
Adoption of digital technologies Coaching Mentoring Blended Learning Immersive classroom Digital Learning Teaching and Learning

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