Tag Archives: Classroom

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 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 – My Context…

Ok, so last Friday I went out and met my mentor, and then today I went and spent the morning in the classroom, just to get a bit of a feel for the school and the class. The school that … 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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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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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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