I can’t believe that as I write this blog it has been 50 days since we first officially moved the whole Ukie office to work remotely! I’m finding as time goes on, I am getting used to the new rhythm of my working week and am even enjoying the challenge of finding better ways to teach remotely.
With 5 live streamed workshops under my belt I though I would discuss a little about the pedagogy behind the delivery of our Digital Schoolhouse live streamed workshops.
Needless to say, along with everyone else the past month was half normal(ish) and then quite suddenly completely different. Following the announcement by the government of school closures nationwide we have all been relegated to home-working and, most probably, being more-than-a-little glued to the machines we have chosen to base our teaching careers around!
Well... As of today I am a ‘seasoned-pro’ having delivered a whole three of my self-crafted Digital Schoolhouse workshops and things are starting to fall into place with lessons learned and tweaks made. One thing I seem to particularly lean on as a teacher - I guess it’s my particular ‘teaching style’ - is to treat a lesson or series of lessons rather like a story. I think that really means trying to internalise the content of what I am teaching, and then wrap it up in a strong reason why it might be interesting or applica