Learner Response Systems
This group is for all teachers in all subjects K-12, to share their ideas and successes of using Learner Response Systems as well as other creative uses in the classroom.
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The latest big name in education to join Education Fast Forward (EFF)’s esteemed group of Foundation Fellows is Ramji Raghavan, the Founder Chairman of Agastya International Foundation, the world's largest hands-on mobile science education program for economically disadvantaged children and rural teachers. We caught up with Ramji ahead of EFF6, the first EFF debate in which he’ll be participating, to find out more about his background and educational philosophy.
Tarek Shawki is a highly regarded education thought leader from Egypt. In this interview with Promethean Planet, Tarek discusses Learner Voice, the
challenges faced by the education system in his home country, the
impact of technology and the future of education.
Ahead of the sixth Education Fast Forward debate (EFF6: From Learner Voice to Emerging Leaders) on January 28, 2013, Australian student and EFF debater Olivia Hill guest blogs for Promethean Planet, telling us about the teacher who has most inspired her. We feel inspired just reading about him!
Kenyan student Vera Accasia Kinoro was a guest at the first student-led Education Fast Forward debate (EFF5: From Learner Voice to Global Peace) and will be taking part in EFF6: From Learner Voice to Emerging Leaders. Following their show-stealing contributions to EFF5, the student debaters were invited to write guest blog articles for Promethean Planet. Taking up this challenge, Vera blogs focuses on education technology, access to education and the curriculum of the future.
Jenny Lewis is an esteemed education thought leader from Australia. In this interview with Promethean Planet, Jenny shares her views on Learner Voice, the impact of technology and the future of education.
Celestine Kemunto Nyamari lives in Kenya, where she attends St. Theresa’s Girls' Secondary School. Celestine took part in the first student-led Education Fast Forward debate (EFF5: From Learner Voice to Global Peace) as a guest debater, following which, she was invited to write a guest blog post for Promethean Planet. For her article, and ahead of her appearance at EFF6, Celestine has chosen to share her thoughts on why exams, education technology and inspiring teachers matter.
There are many ways to enhance instruction. In this blog post, Planet Super User Adina Popa introduces different tools that help the visual learner, as well as organizational tools that will help all of your students to stay on task.
Six months into his district’s iPad deployment program, Educational Technology Trainer, Claudio Zavala, documents some of the hurdles involved in rolling out nearly 10,000 devices, how parents have been kept involved and updated, and what the next steps of the journey are for the teachers and trainers.