I’m continuing this little mini-series with some of the results from a recent survey of my top VC-using teachers. Read more about it in the first post of this series. Remember, they are using videoconferencing to support curriculum instruction (not full length courses).
The question featured in this post is the following:
If your principal or superintendent walked into your classroom during a videoconference, give five adjectives to describe what they would see happening.
Now isn’t this a nice set of words!
Notice the motivation adjectives: excited, smiles, amazed, happy, laughter, interesting, interested.
Notice the learning adjectives: learning, engaged reflective, involvement/involved, attentive, cooperative, active, interactive/interacting, communication, higher-level, knowledge, perform, reinforcement.
I did take out the word students – as many teachers wrote “students” after each adjective – and so it was huge again like the first wordle I did in this series. But I wanted you to see the adjectives larger and clearer.
See if you can find the one word that isn’t so positive. 🙂 Yes, I’ve seen a few kids do this in a VC. Have you?
Are these good reasons to use videoconferencing in your curriculum? Why or why not? Please comment.