Edublogs!

I recently came across a tool named Edublogs while on a long search for different blogging sites on the internet. This particular tool would be absolutely perfect for incorporating ICTs in a drama classroom. In particular, if students are learning about or developing a character within a drama classroom context, Edublogs could be used as a way …

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Placement Reflection

My experience with my current practicum placement so far has been mostly difficult.  It's been about three and a half years since my last three placements, so walking into another placement after that amount of time is difficult in itself. Having that low confidence (due to not having been in classroom in a while) on …

Mind Maps

Mind maps, otherwise known as concept maps, are a great way to help students deal with the knowledge that they are given. They are tools that can do many things with information, this includes: filtering, interpreting, linking and understanding information. According to the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority …

Digital Storytelling

According to the University of Houston, a digital story “revolves around the idea of combining the art of telling stories with a variety of multimedia, including graphics, audio, video, and Web publishing" (University of Houston, 2017).  Programs such as Glogster help people create digital stories by combining an idea/story with images, graphics, audio, video and text …