I made a couple of videos using Powtoon.  I want to use the videos I create on Powntoon to introduce a topic (connect it to previously gained knowledge) or to revise a topic.  Although it takes quite some time to create these videos when you want to do it properly (it took me 20 minutes […]

I have been experimenting with blabberize and I believe for all subjects it has a lot of potential.  In a fun way you can introduce a topic or aware students of and emphasize on a commonly made mistake.  Another good thing about blabberize is that when you have created a video, it gives you the html […]

I have been experimenting with blabberize and I believe for all subjects it has a lot of potential.  In a fun way you can introduce a topic or aware students of and emphasize on a commonly made mistake.  Another good thing about blabberize is that when you have created a video, it gives you the html […]

Welcome 2014-2015 WIRED Teacher Hack. Today our focus was about the soft skill students need to be successful in the 21st Century. We also examined the use of technology through the lens of the SAMR Model and TPACK context of knowledge.  We spent the better part of the morning looking at uses for a variety […]

Welcome to the blog for the WIRED teachers group at MES Cairo.  The WIRED Teachers group is interested in learning how to engage and educate the millennial and neo-millenial learners.  Our goal is to seek out interactive digital tools that help students achieve their learning goals.  Please post your thoughts and ideas and please share other resources […]

Best part of the year was seeing the impact of Wordcloud to facilitate text based discussions. I found that this tool is ideal for teaching poetry and drama because of the density of the text and the multiple approaches. The approach elicited significant contributions from the more timid students in the classroom, those who are […]

My students and I have really enjoyed used iPads in class and I definitely plan on utilizing them more next year.  Socrative and PuppetPals have been our favourites. Everyone in the Science Department next year will be making more use of the iPads because we are getting new toys, ooops EQUIPMENT! that can be hooked […]

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