The best laid plans are scuppered when links that are recommended show an error message. This can happen for lots of reasons.
Error messages are also common in students, trouble is they don’t always recognise the sign…especially if it’s a self initiated path leads to a dead end. The talent of the teacher then is to redirect the search so that the student navigates a clearer path. Dead ends are important to encounter as it is through building up their skills of resilience and flexibility will independent learning happen naturally.
1) Showbie & iTunes U
Delivering resources quickly sends a clear message to your learners to feel confident that they can explore the task and tackle it effectively. This connection is crucial as it encourages the least motivated student to get started…