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Avatar of grantrolls I am a Grade Three teacher hailing from New Zealand. I am looking to really broaden my understanding and use of tech in the classroom in an authentic non intrusive way. For me, assimilation is so important for it to work seamlessly.


What are Your Teaching Commandments?

May 15, 2014

I came across an article by Sally Phillips, professor of nursing at the University of Colorado Health Science Center. Her essay is titled “Opportunities and Responsibilities: Competence, Creativity, Collaboration, and Caring.” Showing that good teaching holds fast across all careers and environments. As teachers we have a number of things on a plate at...
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Master Teaching and Reflection

May 15, 2014
Master Teaching and Reflection

  http://www.helium.com/items/806709-what-makes-an-effective-teacher An interesting article that resonates with many conversations around the lunch table. Master teaching is a lofty goal but one we should all aspire to. The article itself was very clear and concise. To summarize, a master teacher: Cares is supportive and their student’s greatest champion is demanding with expectations Believes that...
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Feedback and Word Study

April 14, 2014

I decided to assess if quality feedback (as suggested by Hattie & Timperley 2007) affected word study achievement and confidence in an action research model. Below are links to my findings and well as a summative presentation. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/106HqGJtvcQCP7Uf52tjNOVdK6o6R44AXap4jTlwRUic/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000    
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