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flipping the classroom

June 10th, 2015

Flipped Classroom in 6 Easy Steps

6 easy steps that make the whole process of flipping your classroom, a little less daunting. The flipped classroom flips education on its head from a traditional lecture-centric approach to learner and activity focused. Students watch videos and complete online activities prior to attending face-to-face discussion sessions. Teacher time is… Read More »

questioning techniques

June 9th, 2015

Questioning Techniques

Useful videos demonstrating questioning techniques Basket Ball Technique Fish Bowl Discussion Student Centred Discussion Questioning Strategies Effective Questioning Techniques Socrative Method Visit PROCAT Prospects College of Advanced Technology This PROCAT Digital website is produced to report on activity from the Digital Learning Fellowship at PROCAT Prospects College of Advanced Technology,… Read More »

triptico training workshop

June 8th, 2015

Triptico Training

Triptico Training Workshops with David Riley There are three Triptico training sessions taking place on Friday 26th June at Basildon Campus. I do hope, as many of you as possible, are able to attend, if you are not teaching at those times. Non Teaching Staff are also welcome. Triptico is… Read More »

how to repair a cavity wall

June 4th, 2015

Using Video in the Classroom

Bricklaying Students make video animations Videos are a fun alternative to written assignments, for students to demonstrate their learning and encourages creativity and learner involvement. Introducing the use of videos in the classroom, appeals to visual learners. It improves learners’ digital literacy skills, digital communication skills and group collaboration skills…. Read More »

Instructor Placemats

June 3rd, 2015

Instructor Placemats

Enhancing Effective Teaching and Learning by PROCAT staff Click the image for a full size placemat Keeley Clements, Functional Skills Tutor has been working on a project to improve questioning techniques of teaching instructors. The above image shows an instructor placemat Keeley has introduced. These are printed on A3 and… Read More »

access youtube

May 28th, 2015

Advert Free YouTube

Accessible and Advert Free YouTube If you use YouTube with your students to watch videos in the classroom, then take a look at ACCESS: YouTube, a resource by Henshaws College. It is a simplified version of You Tube, making it easier to search and play videos and does not contain… Read More »

Toolbox Talks Information

May 20th, 2015

Toolbox Training Talks

Toolbox Training Talks As part of my role as Digital Learning Fellow, I will be running toolbox talks which will be quick, bite sized training sessions in a variety of digital learning subjects. Toolbox talks will be run at all campuses for all staff, including non-teaching staff. Toolbox Talks will… Read More »