How to Add Questions for Students to YouTube Videos

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With the popularity of flipped classrooms showing no sign of waning, a new crop of web tools for teachers are emerging to help support instruction. In this post, I take a look at three ways that te…

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Adding questions to YouTube videos, whether your own or someone else’s is a quick way of creating materiL for the blended classroom model. This post outlines how to do this.

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Smore Poster

Trialling the new-look Smore I thought I’d make a poster as a bit of a manifesto for how I plan on proceeding next year. There are, as usual, more questions than answers. What a good tool for getting a message out though.
Here’s a pdf of it too.QUESTIONS TO ASK OURSELVES _ Smore

AALF Articles – Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions

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Another example of challenge based learning. Can we call it question based learning? “Just when you think you know all you need to know, you ask another question and discover how much more there is to learn.”

Questions, Questions…..

Intel training has led to thinking about questions and how to ask good ones. Specifically how to ask open ended questions for units that are sufficiently broad so that students can take them in a few different directions. I am trying to create a unit for year 12 English, which of course is a prescribed course and a lot of the content has to fit into some pretty tight restrictions. This said, the questions should still be thought provoking enough to allow, in fact encourage, students to want to take them further. I have settled on ‘How do people’s environments affect them?” this is fairly broad but still leads to the unit focus, which is Orwell’s world and how it relates to his fiction.