Based on the work of neuroscientist and educator JoAnn Deak, here's a great article outlining some handy hints to encourage students to develop positive deep thinking habits of mind:
This year I have made changes to my approach to teaching Mathematics. After Recess on four days of the week, the students come in and are engaged in Maths Workshops. The Workshops last for approximately
Just because we have done things a certain way, does not justify that we should continue in this manner. As educators, we are continually witnessing and impacted by the ever-changing pace of our society,
I love Rita's passion as she discusses the importance of our connections and rapport with our students.
WOW! As they say... Time flies when you're having fun! :)
Well, this year has just flown! My initial intentions were to regularly reflect on my practice and to add a new post every week or fortnight.
Each year, I choose one or two aspects of my teaching to evaluate, adapt and hopefully, improve. In 2014 I have chosen to reflect on my practices for teaching Mathematics. My goal is to personalise
On the heels of report writing and planning ahead for 2014, I have been reflecting on what assessment looks like in my classroom. I have always been interested in improving my assessment strategies.
Wow! It seems that the holidays have flown by once more and a new school year is upon us! What an exciting time! A new class of students... New hopes... New challenges... New stationery...
Wow! What a journey!
At the beginning of the Web 2.0 Course, I felt that I had fair amount of knowledge and skills when it came to technology and the Web. How wrong was I!?! I had no idea
Wikis are collaborative websites, similar to the process of Google Docs, where a variety of users can add and edit information.
Nings provide a place to share information for members of online communities.