As the school year winds to a end here is an excellent little activity for your class. This activity can be used for students from 5 years old up to university age, is easy to organise and will keep your class quiet for hours.
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Friday, November 18, 2011
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Created by Knewton and Column Five Media
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
He talks about a variety of innovations that haven't worked and in this talk he shares his belief that educators need to look at effective teaching and teachers work when assessing the value of innovations in the classroom.
I love his short story about Mathletics and the way he used it with his Grand child and the reason for it failing. i am a fan of Mathletics but it is a tool that needs to be used effectively in the class. He also talks about the 3 things that effective teachers do - provide great interest, increase student achievement and develop greater confidence. These three pillars are highlighted through a video of a class in Auckland.
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Sunday, November 6, 2011
Thursday, November 3, 2011
You know the ones. Not interested in anything technological and if they do manage to get things going they have the resilience of jelly cake.