Research has shown that though mobile technology is a great tool in our teaching and learning experience, many who use it only use it to increase efficiency and not necessarily effectiveness. This article provides 5 suggestions of how to effectively use mobile technology in the classroom.
I have just finished a coursera online MOOC on Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling. I have decided to write a series of blog posts to share my lessons learned, experience and finished story of the course. You may want to read earlier posts before going ahead with this.
One of the seven elements of a good digital Story as discussed in an earlier post is the power or uniqueness of your voice. The ability to engage the emotional power of your voice to pass across the content of your story, makes your story either engaging or boring. Creating a good audio Narration is therefore a very important consideration in creating digital stories. Locating the right background music as well helps to portray properly the content.Read More »Audio Narration and Background Music in digital Storytelling
Almost everyone has a smartphone now and probably every 8 out of 10 young people use an android phone or an android device including me! One of the greatest benefits of smartphones is the use of Apps that serve us, give us some form of entertainment, give us productivity and generally make life easier for us. Out of the several Apps I have on my android tablet, I decided to show you 3 of my most productive apps and do a little review of them.Read More »My Productive Android Apps