Assessment · Education · Teaching

Get in the zone: but know which one you are in.

This TED talk, although not specifically about classroom teaching gives a great insight into the difference between formative and summative assessment. We need to get these two zones into our collective vocabulary. Both staff and students need to be clear on the distinction between the Learning Zone and the Performance Zone. The key idea here… Continue reading Get in the zone: but know which one you are in.

Education · ICT · Teaching

Classcraft Review and the search for the GUSITS

Teachers should try something new every term. With the plethora of IT related products out there in the education industry now, this is not a difficult proposition. This term I have been trying Classcraft. Classcraft is a game that helps you establish and reinforce a positive classroom environment. You sign up your class. The students log in… Continue reading Classcraft Review and the search for the GUSITS

Education · ICT · Teaching

This will Revolutionize Education

This is a link to a quick presentation I showed before a whole staff PD session on using ICT in the classroom. I still love watching it. This will Revolutionize Education. The main job of a teacher is to inspire, to challenge, to excite their students to want to learn The most important thing a… Continue reading This will Revolutionize Education