Archive for September, 2009

Whiteboard Literacy ICT

Teachers TVA good video here from our friends at Teachers TV!  A few great ideas to start literacy discussion and ideas in any class from year 1 to year 6.

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Book Club launch!

A page has been added to share the best in Children’s literature!  Add your own books by adding a comment and begin to use the page as a great resource for all teachers!

What does ‘Literate’ mean?

literacyIn our English module today we discussed Language and Literacy, looking at theories and the history of policies over the last 20 years.  What are your thoughts on the meaning of ‘being literate’?  Is it simply being good at reading and writing?  How many more elements should it cover today?  Leave me a comment and let me know your thoughts!

Which theory are you?

VygotskyBeen looking at learning theories today and discussing the affects they have on children in schools and how it has shaped teachers. Continue reading

1st reflection… day one

What kind of teacher are you?The anticipation grew, the nerves began to kick in, the butterflies started to appear, and then the moment came when we each began our training adventure towards becoming and ‘oustanding teacher’… Continue reading

A Teachers TV video tip

Teachers TVA prep video for any new trainee teacher who will begin placements soon!  Click here to watch