I really liked Jo Facer’s recent blog on ‘PowerPoint’ recently. An exploration of things we take for granted in teaching. Things we see as being a natural part of teaching, when in fact they might not necessarily be of use, value or support to learning in the classroom. I also like Jo’s approach to the tricky topic. Rather than say that PowerPoint is crap, she gently lifts the sticky plaster and slowly peals it away. There’s no sudden ripping off with plasters and inflicting pain and shock. You have to be careful with plasters; you might pull of the scab or quite a bit of hair.
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