museum digitally

During a study visit to the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, I had the opportunity to learn about the ways of using EdTech tools by educators of this institution. POLIN educators often use quiz apps: Kahoot! or Quizizz. They use them at the end of work with groups to consolidate and check…

jamboard

Recently, I was researching various tools for use as a whiteboard for distance learning. I came across many exciting proposals, of which I chose one – Jamboard. Jamboard is a digital whiteboard from Google that empowers teams and classes to collaborate. From my point of view, this is a crucial functionality. Each participant, whether during…

tik tok

While asking about the use of EdTech in cultural institutions, I learned how the Emigration Museum in Gdynia uses the Tik Tok application to communicate with the young generation. After installing and visiting the profile, I concluded that the education department knows what it is doing. Here are a few of their most viewed posts:…

dealing with remote

Reading posts on various teaching groups on body fatigue, back pain and general muscle tension, I decided to share some ways I have tested for dealing with lack of exercise while working remotely. Whenever there is an opportunity, it is best to go out to the forest, to the meadow. Go somewhere where you can…

EdTech in school and culture

I conducted a short survey among students of older grades of primary and secondary schools. The group is definitely not representative; due to the current epidemic and social situation, I observe more difficult access to respondents. The survey examines the attitude to new technologies in education and culture. SCHOOL Almost 21% of respondents (n: 29)…

women’s rights

I decided to gather materials from various sources in one place that could be used in English classes to analyze the path of women towards equality. I think it can be useful for us to conduct valuable lessons based on authentic materials. Library of Congress:Women’s Suffrage: Their Rights and Nothing Less Amnesty InternationalEducation resources on…

morning messages

Sometime in June, I read an article by Lisa Walton (educators with 20 years of experience) on the Edutopia website about starting the school day with morning messages for students. Thanks to this, we will help them switch from home to school mode. In my opinion, these messages will be extremely helpful in remote and…

stoke deck

Warming up in foreign language lessons is essential. Before introducing the topic of the class, it is a good idea to switch the minds of students from mathematics, history or chemistry to thinking in and about a foreign language. If you forget to prepare a warm-up, don’t panic – there’s Stoke Deck. Stoke Deck is…

thinglink

During the initial research on the topic of using EdTech in cultural institutions, I learned about the ThingLink application, which is used, among others, by The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw. I think it will be love at first sight. ThingLink is an educational technology platform that makes it easy to enrich your images, videos…

polling

Recently, on several Facebook groups associating people of culture, I asked about their experiences with the use of EdTech during the implementation of educational tasks in the institution. During the talks, the topic of conducting short audience research or, more simply, polls appeared. This initial diagnosis showed me that there is indeed a need in…