Posts belonging to Category School 2.0

How to make a podcast

Some of the teachers have asked me to share with them how to make a podcast. So here is a simple “how to” to point everybody in the right direction. To get started , go to my www.school2.co.za blog Here is my ICT4Campions channel embedded into my blog: Subscribe Free Add to my Page

Virtual gaming as learning

As parents we worry about the efffect all these horrific virtual games have on our children. This has prompted me to look into how we can use virtual games for teaching and learning. I have also come accross research and brilliant examples of how these games work towards enhancing higher order thinking skills. See my […]

Maths Help

It is nearing the end of the year and learners are frantically preparing for the final run!! So if you need some maths on-the-spot help, why not use the fantastic DR maths on Mxit support desk? The friendly and very professional DR maths tutor team is online most of the time to assist with any […]

Cellphones in schools

Me and a few teachers are currently busy creating a wiki for schools in South Africa to try and see how we can shape school policies regarding Internet and cellphone use in schools. See http://saschools.wetpaint.com The whole debate about if cellphones should or shouldn’t be allowed in classrooms is a complex one. As such it […]

Supporting your child with homework

We all know what it is like when our child comes to us the day before an assignment is due at school and ask us to help them with it. What they actually mean is that we have to PLEASE do it FOR them. And as a tight feeling mounts at the bottoms of our […]

Round-up thoughts

I have been doing a road trip (F2F), of introducing School 2.0 at various workshops accross the country in a wirlwind of ranting around-school 2.0-in-30 seconds approach. My goal was to give teachers an introduction to what web 2.0 is (if it is even remotely definable) and how we can possibly use it for teaching and […]

School 2.0

Today I will start a 3 day, round the country, School 2.0 campaign. The aim is to get as many teachers as possible to embrace Web 2.0 into their classrooms in order to prepare their learners (or is it rather- prepare themselves) for school 2.0 or a world were virtual tools will be the order […]