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Back to School with iPads: 5 Steps for the First 5 Days

Beth Holland of EdTech Teacher presents five practical steps for the first five days of the school year in an iPad-enabled classroom.

SOLO taxonomy explained using Lego

SOLO taxonomy explained using Lego. Really clear and entertaining video equally suited to teaching adults or kids the SOLO taxonomy.

The #5MinMarkingPlan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner | @LeadingLearner

Marking is an occupational hazard for all teachers. Whilst ‘The 5 Minute Marking Plan’ cannot do your marking for you (sadly) it will help you focus on the job in hand and help ensure …

These houses are built on rafts so that the nomadic people who live in the Annam Mountains of central Viet Nam can move about freely from one side of the lake to the other. The houses are built from hardwood trees that grow slowly in the mountains. This hard wood takes a long time to rot, so it's perfect for building a house that sits in the water.

These houses are built on rafts so that the nomadic people who live in the Annam…

Solo Symbols

Pam Hooks website with lots of resourcs, on SOLO Taxonomy (structure of observed learning outcomes).

Sustainable production in indonesia

Social entrepreneur Willie Smits unveils a new mini-factory concept that maximizes efficiency and profitability for sugar palm farming families.

Political humor-Education system “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Ten ways to buy books without money

Donate blood, draw a portrait of yourself, quit smoking or smile to your neighbours: anything but money goes at the new DIY book fairs that are popping up in Europe and Latin America

about standardised testing

Love seeing schools take a stress-free approach to NAPLAN.

Imaginative inquiry

Tim Taylor and Luke Abott's website. Contains MoE planning, including super helpers YR!

Cool spin on clock buddies. . .Cell phone partners! Each child selects 10 names to put on a speed dial number. When you need a partner, teacher calls out a number and they check the speed dial to see who their partner is this time. seems soooo much more fun than traditional clock partners!

cell phone partners-each child selects 10 names to put on a speed dial number. When you need a partner, teacher calls out a number and they check the speed dial to see who their partner is this time. cute idea--cute way to pick partners