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Browsing Archive: March, 2013

Teachers love technology

Posted by Nina Adams on Sunday, March 24, 2013, In : Innovative Teachers 
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Using the XBox Kinect for Maths

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, In : Classroom Tech Tools 


Students were asked to design a Maths lesson around the Kinect Sports module.  For example, they had to measure average distances or times for athletics events and teach concepts such as distance, height etc.  Besides the Maths concepts they needed to apply, there was also the added advantage of physical activity and lots of fun! For more information on lesson plans for Xbox Kinect, click here.

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Guest post by Justin Skea: The generation divide Part II

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, In : Innovative Students 


Justin Skea is Head of St Cyprian's Preparatory School

In my last article I spoke of the 8 Net Generation and Next Generation norms and the way these norms need to be considered when parenting and teaching your child. Next, I would like to look a little more closely at how these norms, and the very unique characteristics of this generation impact on the modern family. As with my previous article, I hope that this information will help you in your parenting, and help you understand your child t...
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Guest post by Justin Skea: The generation divide Part I

Posted by Justin Skea on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, In : Innovative Students 
 
 
Justin Skea is Head of St Cyprian's Preparatory School

The generational divide which exists today between parents and their children is an intriguing one. The truth is that the generational divide has existed for, well, for as long as there were children and adults, however it is today’s society which is perhaps witnessing one of the greatest generational divides in history, and the rapid development in technology is partly responsible for this divide.

In case you don’t know, four gene...
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Literature fun with interactive whiteboards

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, In : Innovative Students 
 

The Grade 6s, who read Jennifer Murdley’s Toad, were tasked with designing a Game Show around the novel and presenting the show using their interactive whiteboards. From Who Wants to be a Millionaire to Wheel of Fortune, the girls designed their game shows, incorporating questions linked to the novel, and then interacted with the rest of the class, as they hosted their game show.

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