Visualising Thinking with ShowMe!

One of the most powerful tools for helping students demonstrate their understanding in Economics is a new app called¬†ShowMe!¬†available on the iPad. ShowMe is a simple tool, which allows students to annotate what looks like an electronic whiteboard, whilst also recording their voice. The interactive whiteboard concept is really neat and intuitive for all students. … Continue reading Visualising Thinking with ShowMe!

iBooks on the iPad – engaging textbooks at last?

As an Economics Teacher and Technology Coach, I am very interested in the way that students access and learn content. Our traditional textbooks obviously have an important role to play in the way that students learn and develop conceptual understanding, but in many ways this area of education is ripe for change and disruption. In … Continue reading iBooks on the iPad – engaging textbooks at last?