Author: Kristian Still

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Marathon Monks and the 'Pretest'

Having taught PSRE yesterday morning I tried a technique that I have rarely used, the pretest. The students had a new research topic and I decided to test the students knowledge before we started the activity. We hard two board scribes who had the task of displaying what the group already knew about buddism. We…
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11 Jul ’08 0

Data Gathering

Next year we have to work with large data sets. As a department we need to gather these large data sets but I am confident that these could be found within school subjects. Even better it could be about the students themselves. Surely Science, PE or Humanities, even Maths, gather data about the students? After…
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11 Jul ’08 1

One to share with the students

If you are not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.


11 Jul ’08 0

RSA – Sir Ken Robinson

I continue to enjoy listening to Sir Ken Robinson speak about the evolution of education every since I first heard his TED talk a few year back. I hope that you will enjoy reflecting on his talk as the recipient of the Ben Franklin Award at the RSA.


10 Jul ’08 0

Sir Ken Robinson

I continue to enjoy listening to Sir Ken Robinson speak about the evolution of education every since I first heard his TED talk a few year back. I hope that you will enjoy reflecting on his talk as the recipient of the Ben Franklin Award at the RSA.


6 Jul ’08 0

Grouping Dilemma

In an ICT Department experiencing significant change (courses, staff and direction), here is my grouping dilemma for Sept 2008. We currently have Year 10 students moving into Year 11 who have partially completed 2 Units in the OCR National (Level 2) course. Groups have made variable progress as teaching and delivery models have not been…
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