Review tips compiled from Conestoga faculty help set a tone of positive accountability and responsible device use in your BYOD classroom.
The following suggestions detail how teaching might incorporate etexts into the classroom learning experience. All suggestions were compiled by participants in the 2019 workshop "Bringing eTexts to Life".
Educators across the globe use game-based quizzes to add a bit of competition and engagement to review, quizzes and retrieval practice activities. But what does the research say about these types of activities for learning? How can we best leverage them to improve student outcomes?
Images add relevance and interest to presentations and help diversify instruction. This page will connect you with a variety of sources to find images for teaching, and some tips for adding them to presentations.
A hallmark of modern technology, cloud based and collaborative document storage, like that in the OneDrive or Google Drive, might just redefine how you facilitate collaborative work in your classroom.
Video is an engaging and relevant ways to draw learners in, diversify instruction and model skills. There are a variety of sources where you can find videos for teaching, and this page will give relevant strategies for teaching with video.
AKA the "Owl software," Faronics Insight lets you present on all screens and offer support in pre-configured labs. This guide aims to help you use this software in the Conestoga teaching context.
Many faculty at Conestoga are looking for ways to connect with their colleagues who use similar tech, offer their own experience using tech, or to hear about how they could be leveraging tech in new ways. Learn how to connect and share about tech for teaching.
Teaching in a lab is a unique experience. Many programs are technical and offer hands on experience working with software and apps, and time is spent developing solutions for real world problems. Take a look at some of the labs we have on campus. Labs typically are either: pre-configured, or BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). … Continue reading Presenting in Labs
Demonstration, kinaesthetic activity and modelling of behaviours are proven to deeply tie learning to memory. When embedded in teaching approaches, tools like interactive projectors (sometimes also called SMARTboards) greatly improve motivation, attention and behaviour
A relatively new presentation offering from Microsoft, Sway lets you build presentations as web content, rather than individual files.