#DS4OERS #thoughtactivity 🤩 @mackiwg🤔 Just wondering can mastodon be used as a discussion platform for a school for the students and teachers to share ideas....will it be privacy protected for our students....I feel it is better then having a website or magazine at the end of the year....wish to have some opinion on this😍
#DS4OERS 😍 definitely now I can teach computer teachers in my school about saving files ..odt, PDF, resolution 1280x720 pixels.😂 ..even learnt how to save PDF as a hyperlink which was not needed🤣 the best part was Audacity and Openshot to make videos....will definitely use these tools …I can now make music for my parties😎….sleepless nights....worth it❤️
In the lesson plan submission we have to include URL for our resources; for videos how to we do URL #DS4OERS
🤔 It is important for learning content to be developed by educators in Fiji, rather than “importing” content from the international world since currently we just copy and paste and use without giving any thought to creative commons which we are learning in #DS4OERS. Proper training through "Train the Trainers" programs for all teachers in Fiji will enhance development on high standard content in Fiji.
🤔 Yes, digital technologies will increase affordable access to high quality materials for learners in Fiji. This can only be possible if teachers and students have gadgets and affordable internet and most important is education, awareness and training in digital technologies. #DS4OERS
🤔 In Fiji, natural disasters such as cyclone and flooding results in school closures which is possible in the future. This online education can assist however in Fiji during such disasters the internet and power supply is always affected. #DS4OERS
🤔 COVID19 pandemic has taught teachers and learners alike that online education is the way forward. It means that we should be knowledgeable on use of ICT and the various medium of reaching out to our students. Investment in good ICT gadgets and internet is most important for education as a teacher/learner. Professional development/ training is most relevant. #DS4OERS training is one platform for learning to build resources. Leaders in Education and government should prioritize in this.
🤔 I don't think all textbooks in Fiji are up to date in all subjects. The MoE keeps updating and informing teachers about changes. Errors are noted and feedback given to MoE via department reports. There has been a lot of changes in the curriculum over the last few years and MoE has been updating textbooks. #DS4OERS
🤔 Learners in Fiji have little access to high quality teaching materials. They rely on the textbooks provided by the Ministry/school. They rely heavily on the teachers for notes and explanations. Schools collect and keep past year exam papers for students to use. Worksheets are also photocopied and given. Past exam papers and textbooks are available on the MoE website and FEMIS but not all students have the knowledge and internet (data) to download and use the resources available. #DS4OERS
Hummingbird by PDPhoto.org is licensed under public domain #scavengerhunt #DS4OERS
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AND ACCOUNTING AND ECONOMICS TEACHER AT SWAMI VIVEKANANDA COLLEGE