The importance of connecting classrooms to the real world

New technologies in the classroom offer exciting opportunities for students to make meaningful connections with the outside world from the comfort and protection of their school environment. The information age opens a world of possibilities for teachers to demonstrate the value of subjects in a wider life context by connecting student interests to real world … Continued

Fake news and alternative facts – helping students develop the skills to interrogate their information sources

There is a new literacy required in today’s complicated online environment – one that provides the framework for students to critically process the information bombarding them at every turn. The sharing of knowledge is a beautiful thing and while students have immediate access to a wealth of information, not a lot of it is without … Continued