Head, Heart, and Hand at the right place…

I first saw the ‘head, heart, hand’ approach used when I was a student. At the time it was mostly used in relation to developing ecoliteracy and to encourage people to make ecologically sustainable choices. It has re-emerged in a number of guises since then, in forest school, in mindfulness and as a way to […]

via Head, heart, hand: how to help students who keep getting stuck — Better Maths

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Should video games become a part of school curriculum?

The other day, I was chatting with a fellow teacher online who was all for Edtech over classical teaching. I am a big fan of Edtech but I disagreed with him on making video games part of a learning curriculum in school. Continue reading “Should video games become a part of school curriculum?”

How to conduct different group discussions in the classroom

The following outlines various techniques I use when teaching to enhance or change discussion-based activities. I’ll update it as necessary. I’ve had a number of students say they enjoy my classes in part because they never know what we’ll be doing that day! 1. Bring out the maps. Have students draw maps and discuss their […]

via 18 Ways to Have Different Class (or Group) Discussions — Without Ritual, Autonomous Negotiations