Mathematical thinking presents teachers and students with new challenges  The Learner'...  15 views

The shift away from teaching for the rote memorisation of prescribed methods requires teachers to rethink their approach to the discipline. With this new pedagogy comes a need to understand the processes of mathematical thinking in ways not previously required. When we require our students to be able to reason and problemsolve through unique challenges we also require our teachers to have an understanding of the mathematical moves that their learners are likely to call upon.
The Power of Teams  The Learner's Way  31 views

Sometimes it is worth stating the obvious, giving time and thought to what we easily take for granted. In doing so we name the things we value most and give them the value they deserve. The value of teams is one such ideal, we know that teams have value, we probably even know what it feels like to be a part of a great team but too often we take this feeling as understood and don't stop to consider what makes it worth chasing.
A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models by Terry Heick and Teach Though...  73 views
9 Science Centered YouTube Channels for teachers and students  139 views
Excellent Periodic Table of Visualizations for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mo...  53 views
3 more math websites for teachers and students  68 views
7 science websites for students of any age  134 views
5 websites with massive amounts of free educational resources  217 views
A Wonderful Visual on Common Core Standards for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Tec...  137 views
We Can't Give Teachers Time for Learning, or Can We?  Learning Forward's PD Watch  Ed...  45 views

Time for PD for teachers

We need to rethink the current timetabling in our schools. Do we need a lesson each day for planing, Assessment and preparation or should we timetable teachers out for the whole day (or most of it) to study or collaborate with colleagues? I love the thought of thinking outside the square and providing true opportunity for productivity.