The interactive classroom

Mark Smith
28th February 2021

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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 work in FE at Burnley college, teaching Painting & Decorating. This is predominantly a hands on/practical course and that's what most of the students love to do. It does take a while for them to realise the importance of the theory work and how having the knowledge behind the practical is necessary. We have a mixed bunch of levels (E3,L1,L2 and apps) with mixed capabilities. P&D... more

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

I have already started to adjust a lot of the paper based activities I have to suit but only for google classrooms at present as we have been remote since January. I have a few ideas to try out in the classroom once the students are allowed to return inc pear drop powerpoints. These interactive powerpoints have various gadgets you can include like a voting system, drag and drop and even drawing... more

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Student Engagement Classroom Videos Powerpoints Interactive

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