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Educated Statistics

Educated Statistics

Those that know me, know I hate Maths, but love Statistics. Maybe it’s the graphs and the figures; but mostly it’s the story they tell without having to say anything. Interpreting the statistics isn’t...

Charter Schools: The Future of Success

Charter Schools: The Future of Success

Managed to catch the encore screening of 3rd Degree (TV3) this week which had an exposé on the 5 trial Charter Schools being run in Auckland at the moment. 3rd Degree: Charter Schools All...

National Standards Again

National Standards Again

Today Nigel Latta launched on the offensive at the press release from Hekia “how-do-you-say-her-name-Potato” Parata and “the Media”. Here’s what was on his Facebook page (Wednesday 12 June, 10:14am) ‘National Standards’ aren’t. The latest...

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...