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Using ICT in Geography

Video Overview

Interview with Teacher about the use of videos in his Geography lessons. He discusses how by making his own videos for his class, he can ensure that the content is relevant and suitable for the classes ability. He also discusses the use of Socrative for assessment and the benefits of immediate feedback.


3rd year geography teacher shows how he uses PowerPoint, video making and online quizzes in his classroom. Teacher uses PowerPoint to show homework while correcting, allowing him to move around the classroom. Teacher uses ShowMe to make an instructional video for the class. Pupils then create their own video on iPads using ShowMe. Pupils upload videos to Google Classroom. Teacher discusses the benefits of using technology and the instant feedback the pupils are getting. Pupils engage in a Socrative Quiz where they review the work covered in class. They receive instant feedback from the quiz that the teacher can also access.

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Digital Learning Framework

This video supports the following statements of the Digital Learning Framework (DLF):

Teaching & Learning (2. Learner Experiences)

  • 2.1 Pupils engage purposefully in meaningful learning activities
    Pupils use digital technologies for sourcing, exchanging of information to develop understanding and support basic knowledge creation.

Teaching & Learning (3. Teachers’ Individual Practice)

  • 3.2 The teacher selects and uses planning, preparation and assessment practices that progress pupils’ learning.
  • Teachers use appropriate digital technologies to design learning activities that facilitate personalised and differentiated learning.
  • Teachers use appropriate digital technologies to design complex, real-world problems and structure them in a way that incorporates key subject matter concepts.

Visit DL Planning to explore what other areas of the DLF are supported in this video, and to help you to plan for digital learning in your class.

Teaching & Learning, Post-primary, Assessment/Assessment Tools, Digital Video, Online Resources, Planning/Digital Learning Framework

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