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You Asked and We are Delivering: More Resources for Teachers

Sally Rushmore edits the New Teacher Advocate. She formerly taught secondary science and computer applications at a community college.

You may remember filling out a survey for Kappa Delta Pi last winter. 293 more words

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Research is informing classroom design

After completing the readings it is clear that research is shaping the way we design and set up our classrooms. Some of this research has come from direct questioning of children and their preferred preferences between different classrooms. 381 more words

Infographics and the Industrial Revolution

I spent some of the weekend preparing some extracts for a bespoke course in British economic history – thus, cutting bleeding chunks from the Leviathan… 126 more words

General Irrelevance

Discuss the educational value of using ICT's in the classroom.

Technologies are becoming a must in the classroom as there is a strong and fast approaching connection of technology in this day and age. ICT’s can be incorporated into almost every subject, preparing students for the technological world they will enter in after school.There is much research which highlights the successes of using ICT’s in the classroom. 116 more words

Problem-solvers

Teachers are not problem-solvers – learners solve their own problems, by and large – but they talk a good deal about it.

This morning for example in class we were talking about problem-solving techniques, and tried a bit of brainstorming: one of my student’s thought it would save the Omani army a great deal in overheads if they gave everyone a holiday one day a month, and the risk of being caught napping in the event of an invasion or an emergency would increase only by about 3%; and someone else mused that OISE might save a bob or two if teachers photocopied on both sides of the paper. 275 more words

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In their own words: Addressing 21st Century Skills with Ocean 180

Nickie Wallace teaches Natural and Physical Sciences at St. Cyprian’s School in Cape Town, South Africa. Last year, her students participated as part of the Ocean 180 student judging team and she recently shared her experiences with us in the guest post below. 308 more words

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Sharing Our Class Blog

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As we start this school year, one of my goals is to invite parents and families to participate ‘virtually’ with our class activities through social media tools.   888 more words

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