How do we as teachers, prepare students to engage in a digital world, by leveraging evolving tools?
As I sit and reflect on my thoughts on INF530 I began to revisit my notes I had taken early in the semester and in particular my first blog post. The exert below was taken from my original thoughts where I quoted Mark Prensky (Prensky, 2001) and his thoughts on digital natives. It seems appropriate … Continue reading INF530 Critical Reflection
The Game Walkthrough 1 Game Play 1 Project The game, Sight Word Slam, was developed through a need for students to practice sight word recognition without a teacher present. The New South Wales English syllabus presents two main outcomes which this game is designed to reach; “Draws on an increasing range of skills and strategies … Continue reading Part A: Context and Rationale for GBL project
My learning curve throughout INF541 has been a steep one. My blog post (Ryall, 2018) highlights my lack of knowledge early in this subject and I reflected at each part along the process about my growth in knowledge. When I began the Game Based Learning (GBL) course the term was something that I had heard … Continue reading INF541 – Reflection
If you had asked me when I was at school what my favourite subject was, mathematics probably would have been last on my list. I struggled with a mix of lack of understanding and a series of teachers I didn't connect with. I can't really recall much primary school mathematics besides snippets of singing multiplication … Continue reading Learning Intentions In Maths