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CSI Day by Katya Davisson (Grade 6)

Posted by Nina Adams on Monday, August 13, 2012, In : 21st Century Classroom 
     


On Wednesday, 8 August, the Grade 6s had to dress up as detectives, news reporters or forensic scientists. The teachers had organised a CSI based morning of fun activities and problem-solving. They transformed our Life Center into a crime scene which we had to investigate. We were put into groups of three and studied the room while recording our findings using our cellphones. There were cartoon pictures of teachers who were on the suspect list. Miss Clarke was a young student and Mr Joh...
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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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Practical ways of supporting 21st century teaching & learning

Posted by Nina Adams on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, In : Innovative School 

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