It seems that at the moment the popular blog post is to have 5 things that….. or 10 uses for the IPAD or 7 uses for technology in the classroom. So here we go – the 5 things I learnt this year( in no particular order). 1. Give things a crack – you may never … Continue reading
I am currently in a workshop with George Couros on National Teaching Standards. In this blog I will be exploring the following 7 teaching standards: 1. Know students 2. Knowing content 3. Plan teaching and learning 4. Supportive and safe learning 5. Assess,feedback,report 6. Professional learning 7. Engage professionally.
Yes it’s that time of term when teachers disappear into that vortex which seems to dominate their lives for three weeks or so…… REPORTS Even though I know its coming, I am still surprised when the buff coloured piece of paper arrives in my pigeon hole giving me the important dates to remember so that … Continue reading
I am part of a MYSA twitter community and it was recommended that we read a book called ‘Unusually excellent” by John Hamm. It’s about leadership and how we need to revisit and refresh our ideas on how to lead. One paragraph so far has stood out the most ” Most of you own a … Continue reading