Teaching Modern Languages Online

Teaching Modern Languages Online

Dublin based, European Studies and Modern Foreign Languages Teacher, Victoria Malcolm talks about how she successfully took her classes online. This post first appeared on Makematic March 12th, 2020 – We are sent home from school with hardly enough time to think...

How is Online Teaching Different?

In this introductory video, educator Tara Walsh outlines seven key differences between face-to-face and online teaching. She also highlights how online teaching and learning can better prepare students for the world of...

The Importance of Mindset when Teaching Online

In this video, educator Tara Walsh talks about the importance of mindset when teaching online. You’re probably already familiar with growth mindset however, Tara talks about the important role it plays in online teaching environments, and then talks about:...

What is the Universal Design for Learning?

We know educators love frameworks. We do too. The Universal Design for Learning is a framework that can be used in face-to-face, online, and blended learning environments. In this video, educator James Bowen discusses what the Universal Design for Learning is. He also...

How to use Universal Design for Learning

The Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that can be used to design learning experiences, face-to-face and online. In this video, educator James Bowen discusses how educators can use UDL to design...

Is Technology Dangerous to our Mental Health?

With increased screen time for learning, parents and educators are worried that this can have a negative effect on a young person’s mental health. This video looks at the latest research about technology and mental health. Check out the Digital Well-being column...