Just a Reminder for those of you whose clocks change in Spring/Autumn (Fall). The Session time for you will be different when your clocks change in September/October. Our time remains on 23:00 GMT Thursdays. If you are in the Northern Hemisphere the session time will be ONE HOUR EARLIER after the clock change. In the Southern Hemisphere it will be ONE HOUR LATER.
In this lively session, recorded as always, we shared ideas on strategies for what is termed in this session as “Special Ed” within a classroom situation with students of widely varying level. We all seemed to interpret this (for the purpose of this session) to mean meeting the needs of students with specifically identified issues that impact on their learning
The topic chosen was proposed by one of the participants who was seeking ideas for working with large class of very diverse students – over 50% of the students having issues impacting on their learning – with no additional support (teacher’s aide) available.
We headed a whiteboard with the topic and then shared ideas and strategies using not only the whiteboard but text chat and audio – the Wordle is a composite of many of those.
We also had input from a colleague of a participant who was unable to join us but who contributed suggestions that were added to the whiteboard. As usual a variety of thoughts and links were also shared so catching the recording will give you more information.
This session was particularly interesting as we were focussing on a particular classroom situation, so our ideas were perhaps more specific than is the case when we are having a general discussion on a topic.
Our Next Session
Our next Webinar is an Edublogs “Fine Focus” session, Topic not yet finalised. Join us on Thursday October 6th at 23:00 GMT/UTC the time for you will vary depending on your timezone (check yours here) Thursday afternoon/evening in the USA, late night Thursday in Europe, and Friday morning October 7th in Australia – in the usual virtual room