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How a 1:1 iPad deployment can enhance pupil collaboration

When our school made the decision to go 1:1 in year 6, we had several parents who expressed concerns as to whether or not the children would become too isolated. 357 more words


CHRISTIANITY THE OPPRESSOR’S RELIGION? PART III: The Intelligence of the African Slaves and Their Religion

In the third aspect of this series I will further address the argument that the West African ancestors of contemporary Blacks did not retain their original faith because the White slave masters. 675 more words


Visual Literacy...the art of reading comprehension

I just read an article on facebook that had me saying…duh, doesn’t everyone already know that? Then I stopped and thought about it some more. The article is about how we read. 672 more words

Education System: Digitization .

Our education system is not good but we have no other option but to handle its torturous insensibility. But one thing that can help improve our education system is digitization. 1,746 more words


#SOL15 March Challenge Day 30 - What do you believe?

Kylene Beers Literacy.Education.Kids.Teachers.Schools.Hope.

If you are not familiar with Kylene please go to her own blog and read “About” her!

Kylene and Bob Probst are universally known for their 6 signposts for fiction from… 239 more words

Slice Of Life 15

Hip Hop, How to Use iPads, Inquiry Around Literacy & Hands-on Math

On our last professional development day, I spent the morning learning how to teach hip hop (something I have already used with both my class and the school’s extracurricular dance program), and in the afternoon I learned about teaching fractions and proportional reasoning using hands-on manipulative. 201 more words