Archive | March, 2014

Creating an informal Back Channel for the classroom

27 March 2014

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Learning in the 21st Century is seeing more teachers defaulting to the position of facilitator to support and develop the learner. With students embarking on personalised learning pathways with differentiated tasks, blended learning, group work and independent research all possibly running simultaneously the classroom has become a difficult place to manage, or has it? Why […]

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Supporting Digital Tech Teachers with Database Development – Random Records

12 March 2014

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Students often find it quite challenging when they are required to provide sample, or test data to populate a database with. This is certainly important at NCEA Level 3, where students are expected to be generating their own test data to use in their solutions for initial prototyping/testing purposes. This is particularly important when systems […]

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Friday (14/3) is Pi Day – Great resources for Maths TEachers

12 March 2014

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Yes, this Friday (14 March) is Pi day, where 3.142 gets celebrated in all of its glory. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has put together some great activities and resources that are available here. Enjoy!

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