Month: January 2014

Numerical Reasoning for a medieval master mason

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Following from my previous post on Minecraft and Medieval Castles I have been thinking about other ideas to support numerical reasoning through the theme of medieval castles and using Minecraft. This time I started from a question I created in this

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HiCortex Brainstorming

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Today I came across a fantastic new tool for online and collaborative brainstorming. It’s name is HiCortex Brainstorming and the highly energetic and inspiring Roger Hiscott (@rhncafc) told me about it today. I have already tried and loved DropTask, that comes

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Comparing the old and new Science Curriculum in England

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With the “gap” year off the curriculum to give schools time to review their existing provision and adapt their curriculum with the now published Curriculum 2014 that will become statutory from September 2014 I thought Heads of Science would find

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Paired Reading with Puppet Pals

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If you are a teacher and you own an iPad you will have heard of a great app called Puppet Pals, especially if you teach in Primary School. One fun way I used Puppet Pals was with my four boys, 2,

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Peer Coaching Interview with Les Foltos

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On the 18th February we will moderate the Welsh Education Twitter chat #addcym and bring with us a very special and highly experienced guest, Les Foltos (Director of Educational Innovation at Peer-Ed). Les is a worldwide authority in Peer Coaching

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