Focuspad has been out for a few months now and it is starting to be used in various places and teachers are finding some interesting uses for it. What we are going to look at here is a course that a PE class set up that has worked particularly well. All the activities integrated and worked towards a single goal. The general structure of the class can be set up without the use of Focuspad but they found it to be particularly useful.
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Tags: activity, classroom, creative writing, education, focuspad, learning, moodle, reflection
Tags: communication, creativity, education, focuspad, textual, trackpad, verbal, visual, workflow
Recently I was involved in a discussion regarding the use of visual and textual content in education. This arose out of a presentation I did on some of my tools (Focuspad and Trackpad) both of which present material in a textual manner. The discussion centered around which methods were most effective but in reflecting on this discussion I have had some valuable insights.
Tags: assessment, blog, creative writing, education, essay, focuspad, learning environment, moodle, moodle activity, moodle module
Creative writing is an important aspect of many things you want to do. Yet little attention is given to the tools you use in your writing tasks. I have created Focuspad as a tool to help minimise distraction and maximise focus when undertaking creative writing tasks.