This post gives you links to possible digital tools and strategies you could use to support your inquiry.
The Padagogy Wheel
The Padagogy Wheel combines Blooms Taxonomy, The SAMR model and Digital Technology. If you click on the link below it will take you to a PDF that has active links .
Link to The Padagogy Wheel V4.1
Mike Reading- Using Technology Better
Mike Reading is a Google Certified Teacher & Trainer, and a Microsoft Innovative Education Trainer. He has a free online course that covers Google Apps for Education
(GAFE) and Microsoft 365. You can choose to do either platform or both.
Here is the link: Free Technology Course
“Would you like to upskill yourself in digital tools and how to use to support teaching and learning?
CreATE at Auckland University on a free online learning series 23Teaching.com. This is designed to expose and upskill students enrolled in Education degrees on the use of digital tools in the classroom with strong links to the pedagogy.
As it is free on the Internet, class teachers across New Zealand are welcome to participate. One ‘thing’ comes out each week or so with some videos, resources and ideas for use in the classroom. It goes over the year with no new Things on the school holidays or during University holidays”
23 Teaching Things covers:
- The Cloud
- Digital Tools for writing, collaboration and graphic organisers
- How to connect online and build a professional network
- Copyright and Creative Commons
- Coding and Maker Space
- Web 2.0 tools, Flipped Learning and video/Audio
- Tools for Analysis
- And much more……….
It is not platform specific.
Other Resources to support your Inquiry
I have created a Bundlr (an online curated collection of websites) that has links to a number of useful Digital Learning Websites.
SPL Google Drive Folder
In this folder are three resources that have links to Education Tech resources recommended by other educators.
The TPL Folder from 2015 has resources to support the use of Google Classroom, Google Drive and Digital Portfolios. It also has information on using the SAMR model and examples of what people did last year for their Inquiries
Google have an online professional development programme: Google’s Professional Development Programme
You can complete activities that will let you become a Google Certified Educator- Here is the link: Google Education