I know pretty much straight away who at my school would be a good candidate for me to coach during the next few weeks (and beyond). I chose a new member of our Year 3 team Sara. She is new to teaching PYP and since joining our school in September has
My final project for COETAIL has not been going completely to plan for several reasons, but the main one has been a upcoming school inspection. In the previous inspection, my school was noted for an inconsistency in teaching practices am
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The Laptop. Once upon a time, it was only for the rich kids or those whose parents were somehow connected to the tech industry. I r
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So it's the end of course 4 and time to think about the Course 5 project! I kind of can't believe we have reached this stage already, seems like my COETAIL journey ha
Background & Brainstorming
Throughout the school year, I have explored many apps with my students. For many projects, I chose a new app for us to explore that I felt best fit with the task. However, I was always supportive if students want
"Kids these days!!"
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Kids these days are the same as they ever were, annoying yes, frustrating, yes but amazingly creative, open minded and positive about
As teachers, we do a lot of great things with our students, but sometimes we need to stop doing great things in order to do better things.
My Author Study Routine
This is how I usually carry out author studies with my Beginner English as an
This term I hosted an After School Activity (ASA) called "Messing Around with Tech" for grades 4 and 5 for 6 weeks. Not having my own class, I decided I would really like to see how kids mess around with technology and an ASA seemed the best option.