|Posted by Granted Education on November 17, 2017 at 3:30 PM||comments (0)|
This year has been crazy busy. I’m sure every teacher feels that but seriously, I don’t think I’ve collected so much assessment in my whole life! Thankfully, this has not all been summative but I also feel like I’ve never had such a good idea of where my kids are sitting and how I can help them move forward.
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|Posted by Granted Education on April 18, 2017 at 12:00 AM||comments (0)|
You may not have noticed it, but how we teach is starting to change - thank goodness!
Look beyond the evolutionary hangovers of uniforms, school bells and rigid timetables and you will start to see something exciting that is bubbling below the surface - hybrid schooling. No, we’re not raising a new generation of half human, ha...Read Full Post »
|Posted by anonymous on April 14, 2015 at 9:15 AM||comments (2)|
Do you know how to app-smash something?
How comfortable are you with implementing technology into your classroom? I'm not just talking about using a data projector, that seems like assumed practice, I'm talking about using apps, creating infographics, and utilising the power of Socrative (just to give a few examples)...Read Full Post »
|Posted by anonymous on April 13, 2015 at 8:30 AM||comments (0)|
The K-12 Cultural Innovation in Australian Schools Conference was an amazing experience to speak at and I enjoyed every moment. I was lucky enough to have been put up in an awesome hotel that was in the same block as the conference. I was a bit stressed leading up to the presentation and it seemed that the practice & paring...Read Full Post »
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|Posted by anonymous on April 2, 2014 at 7:20 AM||comments (0)|
Make it relative...
When you have a particularly dry topic, try to link it with something that will pique the student's interest. For example, I recently had to revisit how to correctly reference in an assignment .... zzzzz ... oh, sorry, I fell asleep at the thought of it! I'm sure this will be the response...Read Full Post »
|Posted by anonymous on March 20, 2014 at 12:05 AM||comments (0)|
This afternoon I filled in a form to become a voice donor.
'What the hell does that mean?' Well, people with disabilities that are unable to vocalise fully have limited options for their computerised voice (the Stephen Hawking version). This means that little girls are given the same voice type as an adult male.Read Full Post »
|Posted by anonymous on March 20, 2014 at 12:00 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by anonymous on March 19, 2014 at 11:45 AM||comments (0)|
Having trouble getting kids to convert what they can verbally tell you into writing?
Use their phone to record the questions you ask & their response. They can go back over it & replay it, long after you're gone without having to feel stupid about forgetting what was s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by anonymous on March 19, 2014 at 9:40 AM||comments (0)|
Having trouble getting your students into the classroom on time?
Here's a great teaching strategy ... try starting your lesson with a quick funny YouTube clip. It's interesting and laughing relieves stress, boosts your immune system and helps everyone focus on a task! Why don'...Read Full Post »