Technology & the Brain
What is the most important
question facing teachers?
According to Einstein
the ultimate question
should be…..
“ Is this a ...
In a
nutshell

Is this a brain-friendly learning
environment?

 Create or wait??

 We‟ve got the tools

Now what
should ...
Feelings drive
learning
Feelings
Mindset
Spirit
MATTER!!

than you, me or
ANYone else
How far
can you
reach?
“ The arts aren‟t
just important
because they improve
maths scores.
They‟re important because
they ...
Come on baby light my
fire!!

Play

Laughter

Senses
Exaggeration
Imagination

Colours
Does it
have to
be like
this?

Cliché
Fossilisation
 We repeat the same
mistakes so many
times that we may
as well call it
tradition………
Stuck in the moment
U2
...
Story- telling

Paint

Production
Inspiration
Imagination

Creative fluency development
Fully
engaged

Stories
 Write stories with





new vocabulary
Context
Creativity
Memorising
Self-expression
100 prof...
Stories with „hair‟ idioms
Who are
our
students?

Read the story
here
Make it
real

Comics
 Visual
 Students create their





own
Social/emotional
learning embedded in
stories
Grammar an...
Comics
 The question of what a
successful government
policy should entail
dogs administrations
all over the world.
ISSUE
...
Mindmapping
Planting ideas
All
Students
are
poets

Poetry
Music

Music
poster
Music
poster
Try a
Clean
Slate!!

Some tools for self-expression
Eduglogster
imind
Mindmaple

Prezi
Animoto
Go animate
Platforms with
school
Where
accounts
schools
are
welcome

Learning environments

 Artistic platforms
Eduglogster
Story Bi...
Learning
goes
viral?

Communities
That’s
all
folks

Technology is beautiful!!

Fourteen articles
about creativity,
technology and
learning
Images
created
by:

 Prezi
 Wordle
 imind
Learn more by
staying
connected with
your PLN Online

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Brain friendly English Online

  1. 1. Technology & the Brain
  2. 2. What is the most important question facing teachers? According to Einstein the ultimate question should be….. “ Is this a friendly universe”?  Are you defensive or creative?
  3. 3. In a nutshell Is this a brain-friendly learning environment?  Create or wait??  We‟ve got the tools Now what should we do with them? Create, share, influence comunity = learn
  4. 4. Feelings drive learning Feelings Mindset Spirit MATTER!! than you, me or ANYone else
  5. 5. How far can you reach? “ The arts aren‟t just important because they improve maths scores. They‟re important because they speak to parts of children‟s being which are otherwise untouched.” Ken Robinson Layers of experience
  6. 6. Come on baby light my fire!! Play Laughter Senses Exaggeration Imagination Colours
  7. 7. Does it have to be like this? Cliché
  8. 8. Fossilisation  We repeat the same mistakes so many times that we may as well call it tradition……… Stuck in the moment U2 Music quiz
  9. 9. Story- telling Paint Production Inspiration Imagination Creative fluency development
  10. 10. Fully engaged Stories  Write stories with     new vocabulary Context Creativity Memorising Self-expression 100 proficiency words in a gangster story
  11. 11. Stories with „hair‟ idioms Who are our students? Read the story here
  12. 12. Make it real Comics  Visual  Students create their    own Social/emotional learning embedded in stories Grammar and vocabulary Coursework filed in comic form
  13. 13. Comics  The question of what a successful government policy should entail dogs administrations all over the world. ISSUE STATEMENT REALITY The question of…… is a good expression for all topics and essay introductions
  14. 14. Mindmapping
  15. 15. Planting ideas
  16. 16. All Students are poets Poetry
  17. 17. Music Music poster
  18. 18. Music poster
  19. 19. Try a Clean Slate!! Some tools for self-expression Eduglogster imind Mindmaple Prezi Animoto Go animate
  20. 20. Platforms with school Where accounts schools are welcome Learning environments  Artistic platforms Eduglogster Story Bird  Learning spaces Moodle Club EFL Bitstrips Edmodo Make Belief Comix OpenClass Pixton comics Wikis Go animate Second Life Blogs
  21. 21. Learning goes viral? Communities
  22. 22. That’s all folks Technology is beautiful!! Fourteen articles about creativity, technology and learning
  23. 23. Images created by:  Prezi  Wordle  imind Learn more by staying connected with your PLN Online The End
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