Written by teachers who specialise in using technology in the classroom, Digital Technologies in the Classroom sets out engaging lessons with learning outcomes to build a strong foundation in digital technologies with a mix of both “plugged” and “unplugged” activities. It’s suitable for classroom teachers and specialist teachers with minimal experience in the subject.
The age-old art of storytelling remains the same but the medium has changed dramatically. With the cloud-based cross-platform tools, students have any time, anywhere access. They can create dynamic content that they can share in a variety of ways. Digital Fluency – Storytelling in the Cloud explores new ways in which students can tell and share their stories within the context of a future-focused curriculum.
The Let’s Talk series provides many opportunities to develop students’ oral and written language skills. The creative and varied activities are card-based with picture prompts that can lead students to think in different ways. Related writing tasks come with most oral language activities.
Katie Pennicott is the national winner in 2017 of the ASG Australasian National Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Her new book, Accelerate Progress with Writing, sets out a practical programme complete with the tools and lesson plans that address central dimensions of effective teaching practice includes simple routines that link together to integrate purposeful learning in writing into daily, weekly and long-term plans.