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L.I.Y. – Focusing Students

L.I.Y. – Focusing Students

“We want W.A.L.T that is less Disney”. A brilliant quote from Lester Flockton. In my classroom, I have developed a new way of presenting the “WALT”. W.A.L.T stands for “We Are Learning To” which...

Natural Standards

Natural Standards

Natural Standards I don’t need to say anything else. Related posts: The All Blacks and Education – Hekia Parata Walk on Water Reliability of National Standards Assessments Called into Question National Standards Again

Performance Pay for Education

Performance Pay for Education

Here’s a visualistion of my blog post from yesterday. Related posts: Inspiration – What I blog about edblognz: Connected Educators #EdblogNZ challenge: Week 1 Performance Pay Gets in the Way Guidelines for Classroom Blogs

Performance Pay Gets in the Way

Performance Pay Gets in the Way

In Education in New Zealand over the last couple of months, we have heard the threats of performance pay, and bumping up class sizes, and developing better teachers. This has been well documented in...

Where are the kids learning?

I was told not so long ago, that kids only spend 13% of their time at school. It was in relation to say that kids actually don’t do a lot of their learning at...

Guidelines for Classroom Blogs

It can be a tricky task selecting what to include in your classroom blog, and what to leave out. The following are some guidelines that will hopefully keep you safe, whilst allowing your content...