23 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

The rethinking of Hobsonville Point Secondary school's curriculum shows inspired and passionate teachers who are constantly reflecting on their pedagogy. Read how Andrea from HPSS is scaffolding science tasks for students and making visible learning deep here.

19 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

How can you get the most out of learning for your students? Kathleen Fulton says that technology has possibilities to leverage new forms of teaching. Read more here.

18 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

The Sutton report about great teaching challenges us to think deeply. Our role as inspired and passionate teachers is both challenging and rewarding as there is no one recipe that works. Read for inspiration here.

12 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

On March 14th the world celebrates this mathematical symbol and concept. Matt Davis shares ways to bring Pi Day into the classroom. See them here.

11 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Read how a teacher has used ClassDojo in her classroom to improve behavior and build positive student learning habits. Real time feedback making learning visible to parents helps get everyone on the same page. Read more here.

10 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

What can we and what should we be doing to ensure that we give our students every opportunity to hold on to what they have learned? Naphtali Hoff (@impactfulcoach)  suggests how planning in lessons needs to incorporate metacognitive strategies to engage the memory. Read more here.

08 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

A head teacher in the South of England shares what he's learned from watching his daughter enter the teaching profession, and from working alongside her. Read more here

04 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Do we listen to the most valuable voice in the classroom? As educators we need to put all the structures in place to support the empowerment of student voice in an authentic manner. Elizabeth Bosthwick shares tips on building a positive classroom culture here.

04 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

As teachers, allowing students to see failure as a negative experience is one of the worst things we can do. There are many practical ideas from te@chthought that will help you build your students to see 'failure' as a natural part of the learning process. Read these here.

03 Mar 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Teachers model creative thinking when they find workarounds or inexpensive fixes to make their classrooms more conducive to project work. Suzie Boss discusses project based learning options. Take a look at the thinking curriculum ideas from Birkdale Intermediate School in New Zealand here.

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