Techniques for engaging teachers
To effectively embed any new educational technology, teachers want to see proof that it is effective, that time and effort spent engaging with it will be worthwhile, and that the technology itself is complete, user-friendly and well-supported. Here we learn some of the techniques that David has used to engage fellow teachers in blogging.
David highlights the importance of inspiring and engaging teachers using some of the same tools and techniques that engage children, such as map counters, finding class blogs in other countries, and opening the classroom to the world.
If a teacher isn’t excited and motivated by this it won’t workDavid Mitchell