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iPads are increasing in popularity, and more and more schools are becoming a part of the Apple movement to incorporate and infuse mobile learning and information technology into the classroom. … Read more »

Deborah McCallum Oct 15th, 2013 10:10 AM

There are so many ways of bringing your science lessons to life. As a subject, science should be modelled on discovery and exploration. As such, one of the most effective… Read more »

Neil Finney Oct 8th, 2013 11:46 AM

What’s your all-time favourite teaching tool?   To celebrate our first birthday, we’re giving away 10 bestselling Professional Learning resources. Winners may pick the book of their choice from a… Read more »

We Inspire Futures Team Oct 5th, 2013 1:01 AM

Is Google Glass the future of education? While reviews have been mixed — PCMag compares it to the oft-maligned Segway — there seems to be a real potential for its use in… Read more »

Grant Smith Oct 1st, 2013 12:26 PM

Are you looking for creative ways to mix-it-up in your class? Mia from An Ethical Island shares her top 27 suggestions for  teachers to maximize success. Her suggestions span teaching philosophies to… Read more »

We Inspire Futures Team Sep 27th, 2013 10:48 AM

Alright class. Please open your science textbooks to page 32 on “Parts of a Cell.” Read the information and answer questions 1 to 4. When you’ve finished this, be prepared… Read more »

Neil Finney Sep 24th, 2013 4:26 PM

Students love to have a place of their own. In an intermediate classroom, I have often struggled to provide a comfortable space for students to use when they need time… Read more »

Neil Finney Sep 12th, 2013 11:10 AM

Technology is finding its way into classrooms today whether it’s through students’ cell phones or through school-issued devices such as iPads. It seems as though the growing trend in schools… Read more »

Savannah Fletcher Sep 3rd, 2013 9:47 AM

In terms of Curriculum Design, staff will need equal opportunities to learn technology skills of the iPad and how to integrate them into teaching strategies. 1)      Have a clear plan set… Read more »

Deborah McCallum Aug 28th, 2013 10:59 AM

In the last 20 years, the world of education has undergone significant change. Research findings have played key roles in updating and improving curriculum documents, and teaching/learning/ assessment practices. Inevitably,… Read more »

Thérèse McNamara Aug 26th, 2013 4:58 PM

Making the transition from the elementary school to the high school can be difficult for students. This transition can be easier if teachers communicate more freely between buildings. Here are… Read more »

Janet Lee Stinson Aug 24th, 2013 10:36 AM

Student thinking in math is creative and resourceful. There are so many innovative methods that students will use when solving a math problem that there needs to be an effective… Read more »

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Neil Finney Aug 22nd, 2013 2:40 PM

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