Category Archives: Resources

Games – number patterns

My class is a low performing class in an already low-performing school, Naplan-wise, and for about a week now I have been doing number patterns with them. And yet, it would be fair to say that less than half of … Continue reading

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Bee-Bots

What a shame none of these posts count toward A3…!!! Anyway, Bee-Bots. I have borrowed a Bee-Bot and a Pro-bot from school, and am currently googling fun activities for reading groups using the bots, and here are some of the … Continue reading

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EDC3100 Prac Reflection 18/05/2016 Day 3

I joined in the English learning support class in the morning, where the students are working on the skills they need for their assessment tasks. The teacher focused on short sentences that involve movement/verbs and build tension, and the students … Continue reading

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A3 – Sharing Resources via Diigo

I have been trying all course long to get into Diigo and really feel the love and power, but I just keep forgetting it is there… So, determined not to be left behind this time, I have made a start … Continue reading

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A2 – Learning Experiences…the saga continues…

Ok. So this is starting to come together for me, and considering it is due on Tuesday that is probably just and bleepin’ well. I have created a mindmap of the learning experiences and added the curriculum outcomes…I needed a … Continue reading

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A2 – Online Games and Activities

Ok, so here is some stuff I have found. Please check them out and let me know what you think. I am starting to seriously get into this resource-searching thing, it is quite addictive… 1. Geography Games I like it, … Continue reading

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A2 – Giving the kids control over the ICT

This blog post by Simon Haughton discussed the points teachers need to keep in mind when planning for lessons that incorporate ICT, and with any luck I have in fact provided you with the page I have saved in Diigo … Continue reading

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My Favourite Mind-mapping Tool

I love mind-maps, I find them to be fantastic mental organisers of thoughts and ideas. I am forever writing notes and connecting them with lines and arrows. I cannot remember how I tripped over it, but a couple of years … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Galaxy – Writing Code

In my ongoing quest for inspiration for Assignment 2, I had a google for “grade 2 ICT”, and that led me to an amazing site called Code.org,  which is aimed at promoting computer science. Beginning with the “Hour of Code”, … Continue reading

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Lesson plans…

While most of my learned colleagues have finished assignment 1 and are already on to assignment 2, I am still battling…I have found several brilliant lesson plans that I would have loved to use, but the whole issue of copyright … Continue reading

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