Category Archives: Formative Assessment

CUEBC 2015 WORKSHOP SLIDES: TECHNOLOGY IN THE HUMANITIES CLASSROOM

TECHNOLOGY IN THE HUMANITIES CLASSROOM [pdf download of slides] NB: update! I can no longer recommend Kidblog as it is no longer free   QUICK LINKS BELOW WIKISPACES: Discussion Forums Google Calendar for Homework & Due Dates Vetted Resources for your … Continue reading

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ENGAGING OUR LEARNERS WITH WIKIS AND BLOGS: Podcast

Engaging Our Learners with Blogs and Wikis from Ms K on Vimeo. Linda, Learning Technologies Mentor for the Vancouver School Board, discusses the power of wikis and blogs for engaging students and promoting lifelong learning

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TECHNOLOGY IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM

TECHNOLOGY IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM CUEBC WORKSHOP 12:45-1:45PM JOHN OLIVER SECONDARY SCHOOL, ROOM 208 Linda Kwan, VSB Learning Technologies Mentor English Teacher, University Hill Secondary School http://uhillenglish.wikispaces.com Twitter: @Cakebrain https://reflectionsfromuhill.wordpress.com/ AFL strategies in English class leveraged by technology: blogs as … Continue reading

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BYOD: THE SOCRATIVE APP

The other day I finally got a chance to use the Socrative App with my Elevens.  We are currently reading Golding’s Lord of the Flies and we’ve been participating in this ongoing “Survivor” challenge these past few weeks. I had … Continue reading

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ACCOUNTABILITY AND VALIDITY OF FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT

One day, I hope to finally shake the white albatross of marking that has been hanging around my neck these past 20 years of teaching English in the Vancouver School District. I also hope that I will be able to … Continue reading

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INQUIRY-BASED APPROACHES IN ENGLISH CLASS

The class period was almost over as I walked into my UBC student teacher’s classroom to pick up a few files. I noticed that the LCD projector was showing one of the English 11 classes’ Macbeth skits again. Half the … Continue reading

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TECHNOLOGY AS A TOOL AND NOT A GIMMICK

“Do we get to use the iPads today Ms. Kwan?” Lately, this is the frequent question I’m asked by my learners as they come into my classroom. No longer do I hear “What are we doing today?” As part of … Continue reading

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