Tag Archives: kid-friendly

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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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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The “Best learning experience” I have ever designed….

So. I am getting into Module 2, and I get to the first Blog Post Suggestion, and it says “By this stage you will have designed a range of learning experiences (activities, lessons, units etc.) in your studies, Professional Experience, … Continue reading

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How kid-safe is Kiddle?

There have been many posts lately regarding a “new” search engine for children, powered by Google safe search, and cutely named Kiddle. Mrclancy and MissAshleysBlog have both made reference to it in recent posts, so I thought I would check … Continue reading

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