Teaching and learning

A-Z of TEL Apps

There are so many apps available to enhance your teaching and learning.  This is a handy list kindly shared by the University of Sussex. A Adobe Spark  – A trio of tools for creating great looking content in minutes. Post for creating images with overlaid text, Page for creating scolling pages of text and media and… Read more »

Anyone can teach. Part 2- Caring!

Welcome back to part 2 of this teaching tips series! In part 1, you found out that anyone can teach! https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/cel/2018/06/05/1-anyone-can-teach/ ‎ Now let’s start to unpick the very foundations of what actually makes a good teacher, bit by bit?   I asked my colleagues for their top teaching tips. Several of their comments related… Read more »

What to do about Bloom’s 2 sigma problem?

Benjamin Bloom reported a research result about educational effectiveness in the journal ‘Education researcher’ (1984). Bloom was looking at the performance of students and comparing conventional group tuition with mastery learning tuition and also with one to one tuition. The results broadly showed how mastery learning techniques improved the average performance by 1 standard deviation… Read more »