Category Archives: Teaching

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 20/05/2016 Day 5

I have come to the conclusion that studying education at university with a view to becoming a teacher is bulls:)t. What I am finding on this prac is how discouragingly unprepared I am for the real world of teaching. I … 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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EDC3100 Prac – Lesson Plans

I have seen a lot of chatter on the Facebook group page but could not find a blog post about this to link to – Is anyone else out there using a different lesson plan to the one USQ provided? … 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 – 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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Prac 2016…

Well, they say you should do something everyday that scares you, so I am saving mine all up for when I go on prac – I am going into a Year 3 class and, after working in an OSHC this … 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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Buzz Words

While searching for inspiration for Assignment 2 I came across this history lesson,  and it contained an acronym that I had not ever heard before – WALA – and another that looked vaguely familiar but I could not quite work … Continue reading

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