Tag Archives: Flipped Classroom
Question: What happens when you ‘un’ something? Answer: You turn it into its opposite. You flip it. Believable becomes unbelievable, blocked becomes unblocked and afraid becomes unafraid. Uning doesn’t make a thing disappear, it simply inverts it. It is not … Continue reading
What follows are a few hacks, tips and ideas I picked up over two days at the Google Apps for Education Summit in Johannesburg (2014). For most of them, I feel foolish for not knowing they existed – or for … Continue reading
Homework is evil. Truly, wickedly, horridly evil. Homework is a slimy, smelly, nasty troll which eats the souls of children. And these unfortunate souls are shoveled into homework’s gaping, slobbering maws by its devoted minions.
We call these unthinking, complicit minions ‘teachers’. Continue reading
Like many schools these days, mine has a Thinking Teaching group. We get together as often as we can to discuss ideas around teaching and best practice. The group is very diverse and very vocal and very stimulating. … Continue reading
Ten Steps to Successfully Implementing any New Curriculum (And Doing Your Bit for the Education Revolution)
1. Skip the cover page. 2. If relevant, bypass the politician’s introduction justifying the new syllabus. 3. Skim the Contents page / s. 4. READ THE NEXT BIT VERY, VERY CAREFULLY. Here you will find the core principles behind the … Continue reading