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'Leaping' into the 21st century

Posted by Nina Adams on Thursday, August 2, 2012, In : Professional Development 


Every teacher will agree that the classroom has undergone some dramatic changes in recent years. Technologies seem to change on a daily basis and new careers spring up overnight. On top of that there is a confusing array of terms such as "21st century skills", "innovative teaching and learning practices" to contend with - all within the constraints of an already full curriculum.

We have found that one particularly successful strategy is to focus on teacher professional development and support,...
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St Cyprian's School on Microsoft.com

Posted by Nina Adams on Thursday, August 2, 2012, In : Innovative School 

St Cyprian's School is proud to be partnered with Microsoft Partners in Learning as a Microsoft Innovative Mentor School. In 2011 we conducted an investigation into some of the innovative projects mentioned on this site.  The focus was specifically on how technology can be used effectively to improve learning.

The results of the case study have now been published on Microsoft's website. Read more....

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Students design HIV Aids Awareness Campaign using MovieMaker

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, In : Innovative Students 

Grade 8 Science students were asked to create an HIV Aids Awareness campaign using Microsoft Movie Maker. The goal of the campaign was to educate their audience on the nature and common misconceptions surrounding this epidemic.

One of the outstanding submissions was entitled 'Nandi's Story' and it tells the heartbreaking story of a teenage girl diagnosed with HIV Aids.

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