The GSB Video Broadcast Snowball 2014 showcased the skills of two sets of teachers: Vincenzo and Katja, and Henrik and Joanna. The article highlights their dedication to improving their teaching methods and their ability to adapt to the evolving needs of their students.
Vincenzo and Katja, from an Italian international school, focused on using technology as a tool to enhance the learning experience. They developed a project where students used iMovie to create videos about their favorite historical figures. This allowed the students to actively engage with the subject matter and allowed Vincenzo and Katja to assess each student's understanding and creativity. The project was a success and the students' videos received praise from their peers.
Henrik and Joanna, from a Finnish school, emphasized the importance of creativity and collaboration in the classroom. They introduced a project where students created their own small businesses. Through this project, the students were able to develop problem-solving skills, teamwork, and an entrepreneurial mindset. Henrik and Joanna provided guidance and support to the students throughout the project, enabling them to take ownership of their learning.
The article emphasizes the positive impact these innovative teaching methods had on the students. The students were actively engaged in their learning and were able to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter. By actively participating in their education, the students gained valuable skills that will benefit them in their future endeavors.