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In School PD

Term 2 professional development taken involved 2 days of Kamar update for HODs, with a review of previous PD on Kamar and a strong focus on using markbook summaries and extending our ability to work in Kamar. 827 more words

Course Planning And Delivery

The Great Waiouru School Dance Off Is Coming To You!

Waiouru School is super fortunate to have received funds from the Ruapehu District Council Creative Community Grants Board to bring Mark Glastonbury from Glastonbury Studios, Whanganui up to school every Wednesday to teach dance to our kids. 99 more words


With A Twist

We interpret the world by the scripts we have. The young ducklings knew that when Konrad Lorentz stepped into the pond and started swimming with them; he was accepted as their ‘mother’ (1) . 441 more words

Student Learning

Pros of Flipped Math Classrooms

  1. Gives students more time to practice… math is all practice!
  2. Helps teachers get through material quicker while having more in-class work time!
  3. Gives students more time to ask questions and get help from peers and teacher!
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Projects v. PBL (Project Based Learning)

I thought this infographic had a really nice explanation about the differences between a regular project, and project based learning (PBL).  65 more words


On Grade Inflation and Accountability for Student Learning

There is a lot of fuss about grade inflation at colleges and universities, but are we correctly identifying the problem or just a symptom?  I think that the real question we should be asking ourselves as educators is: What is the best way to measure and assess student learning? 329 more words


Mindset. Are we there YET? By Ian Gaunt and Christina Watson

It has been nearly three terms since Barry Hymer introduced us to the ideas of “Mindset” and in the interim we have had three teachermeet sessions where we have considered how we translate the key messages into classroom practice. 673 more words