Happy New Year and welcome to 2016.
I have just got back from an amazing vacation to Australia where I spent a lot of quality time with family and friends. The festive season was good to my family as I hope it was to you as well.
I thought it would be fitting to start 2016 with the highlights of 2015, so here are my top 10 posts of 2015 (based on social media shares and page views). ENJOY!
10 – Transforming Learning Spaces – how to transform your classroom to improve student learning.
9 – What will be the most significant classroom innovation in the next 10 years? – a look into my predictions for the future of educational technologies.
8 – Less is more – what do your classroom walls look like? – an article on the importance of aesthetics of your classroom.
7 – 5 tips for managing a fast-paced Twitter chat – a popular piece for all educators connecting and engaging in educational twitter chats.
5 – Top 5 ways for engaging students in a global conversation – a passion of mine, talking about a variety of tools and strategies for utilizing global connections in the classroom.
4 – I‘m an educator, what should I tweet about? – a piece for all educators new (or old) to Twitter – how I have made it work.
3 – Top 5 ‘games’ that help students learn – my thoughts on the top 5 ‘games’ that support student learning and how educators can use them in their classroom.
2 – The 4 biggest mistakes that teachers make when integrating technology – based on my experience working with teachers in schools I have identified the mistakes I see most often with the integration of technology into learning programmes and how I think they can be resolved or improved.
1 – The most popular post of 2015 was: 5 ways to combat teacher stress in the classroom – a fitting article about stress and how to combat stress in the teaching profession.
Thank you for your support in 2015 and I look forward to engaging and collaborating with you in 2016 and beyond.