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Browsing Archive: April, 2013

Thinking Skills - Mind Inclined

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, In : 21st Century Classroom 
Guest post by Justin Skea (Head of Prep School)



This image outlines the key habits, skills and dispositions identified by the St Cyprian’s School Prep staff during a workshop as being required by every child of the 21st century.

In making this known to you, we make a very public commitment to teach in such a way that we focus not merely on how students produce knowledge, but also how they reproduce it.

Furthermore, as teachers, we commit to developing these skills in your daughter in everyth...
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E-safety... what you need to know

Posted by Nina Adams on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : Online safety 
Louise Clarke recently conducted an e-safety workshop with our High School students (see Prezi below). Further e-safety resources for parents, students and teachers are available here.


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Guest post by Reese Jones: Top Educational Apps to Develop Kid's Psychological Abilities

Posted by Nina Adams on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : Classroom Tech Tools 
Based on a study, nearly half of the first-time mobile users in the United States are not even in school yet. In fact, 49 percent of children ages 0 to 4 are, in someway, exposed to an iPad and iPod. Some parents even use these devices as a means of distracting their kids, in order to keep them seated quietly in one place.
 
In this article, we will present the best educational and fun game apps for kids that will develop their psychological abilities and create a memorable digital play day.
 
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