Sharing Ideas in Economics TeachingPresentation Transcript
Encouraging a Sharing Culture in Economics Teaching Geoff Riley FRSA, Eton College and Tutor2u
Models of pedagogy are changing… I hope!
Do we risk drowning in a sea of information?
What do you use to draw information and ideas in your teaching?
The new web is a global collaborative platform … are we making best use of it as teachers?
Networks of businesses in Silicon Valley
Building a new network takes minutes! Colleagues who use the hash tag #ecbusteach
This is the era of shared learning
In the 21st century – sharing and collaborating should be part of the DNA of every teacher
Sharing ideas, resources, passion for this great subject
Building a personal learning network
Making great use of Twitter
Connect direct with experts
Fresh insights into a changing world
Let the news come to you!
Get alerts for free enrichment events
Slide Share – simple to publish resources for students and colleagues
Much content migrating to social media
Facebook Groups as a channel and filter of great content and activity
Google Docs – sharing good practice For inspiring uses of social media tools and digital technology I recommend you follow Tom Barrett
Using Google Docs Collaboration is the key! Online at any time and in real time e.g. group work during a lesson Chat facility Collaborate on Essays and other written assignments Group presentations Shareable notes from external presentations and other events Past paper questions Revision press conferences! Revision exercises and routine notes Brainstorming of ideas for presentations and magazines Preparatory work for university applications All revisions are saved and recoverable Files might be synched using Drop Box and embedded into VLE
Building collaboration into teaching
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