Tagged: classroom

EdBookNZ Terms – 2015

This year I was asked to write a guest article for EdBookNZ 2015, which is an initiative started up for the Connected Educator month of October each year. Check it out here Related posts:...

The Collaborative Classroom

The Collaborative Classroom Teaching environments and modern ways of reinventing knowledge. The silent classroom is a thing of the past. Long days at your desk, all facing north, with the teacher’s desk aligned in...

Class Stories – Great read aloud books to read to your class

Class Stories – Great read aloud books to read to your class

Over the many years of teaching in the middle primary school, I have been a huge advocate for reading to the class. I was read to as a student by my teachers and those...

Assessment Assessment Assessment

In the current education climate, teachers are finding themselves with the responsibility of making OTJ’s (Overall Teacher Judgements) to report to parents about their child’s academic achievements, but the requirement to have evidence for...

Are Modern Learning Environments a Fad?

Are Modern Learning Environments a Fad?

We’ve all heard it in news, and seen it in the high glossy magazines or furniture websites, claiming ergonomic desks provide a quieter classroom, or driving through the new housing development with a 21st...