After a rocky mock exam period, I have been trying to come up with a way for my students to remember how to answer different style questions in their external exams. This is the idea I have had… Let me know what you think!
Over the last few years, communities of practice have become the latest thing to be implemented in education. A concept that started as “a social learning system” (Wenger, 2010, p. 179), it has since grown to a “field of knowledge management” (Wenger et al., 2002, p. 5), thus becoming an easy way to share knowledge […]
Learning a second language is not an easy task. I know I tried it for many years both in foreign language classes (French, Japanese and Spanish) and in a foreign country (France). I have much awe for the students in my classes who leave their native country (and home) to come and complete their senior […]
As part of my masters research I was required to put my research (see last week’s post) into the use of mobile phones into practice in my classroom. Here is how I applied it… Teachers often decide to use technology because it is available or looks “cool” not necessarily because it is in the best […]
I recently was trying to work out ways I could help my Year 12 students to remember their rather complex diagrams in the lead up to their IB final exams. After thinking about it for awhile I realised that they had the basics of the diagram it was just a matter of remembering the particulars. […]