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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...

Teaching: The Noise Level

Teaching: The Noise Level

A while back I made a class resource that was as much fun making as it is using. Many people use the Traffic Light model for noise level indication, with Red being “Silent”, Orange...

Excellence

Excellence

“Why is it that we introduce painting and music to primary school students before they can read? The arts are a part of a universal human language, whether music, dance, drama or the physical...