Tag: Literacy

TeachMeet Cymru 2017 – Health and Wellbeing

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We are sorry to inform you that this event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We are hoping to run another TeachMeet in June at Willows High School, so watch this space. Why on our website? We have been organising TeachMeets

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#ASEchat summary – 23/11/15 What games work well to teach science?

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Tonight we were moderating a great and engaging session at #ASEchat and, as usual, we have added our summary in the form of a Twitter Collection below. As always, please forgive us if your contributions are missing, but we had

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Pluto and Charon – endless opportunities for numeracy and literacy

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With more and more data and amazing images arriving from New Horizons every day, there has never been a better time to look at the two body system Pluto-Charon and embed engaging literacy and numeracy opportunities in your science lessons

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Numerical Reasoning with SIG-24

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Last Monday we had the great pleasure of working on Numerical Reasoning with SIG-24, a group of 11 schools headed by the tireless Janet Hayward (Headteacher at Cadoxton Primary School). The schools brought some learners from their Year 4 and

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Skimming and scanning with Rosetta

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You must have heard something in the news about the Rosetta probe and its chase of Comet 67P. News items like this one offer tremendous opportunities to develop a number of skills, but in this post I want to focus

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Bolt vs Blake in numbers

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I spotted the infographic below on the Telegraph website at the end of the 2012 Games and I thought it was a terrific resource to explore a develop of numeracy skills in an engaging way. You can infer information and trends

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National Digital Learning Awards 2014

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Today we had a nice surprise when a parcel arrived for CollaboratEd. In fact, the project we submitted at the Hwb National Digital Learning Awards this year in the Commercial Category was highly commended by the judges for the way it bridged

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Tracking LNF Skills with ClassDojo

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Managing behaviour with ClassDojo Have you ever tried ClassDojo as a behaviour management tool? It is fun, easy to use and it offers quick lines of communication with parents, so what more could you ask from it? My boys’ teachers use ClassDojo for

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Developing numeracy every day through group work

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I was reading this great Blog post by @MiddleWeb this morning about effective group work and the first idea at the top immediately made me think of a really effective way that this could be used to develop numeracy whenever

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Numerical Reasoning Loyalty Cards

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Last Thursday I was in the least technology based TeachMeet I have ever attended, #TMBristol. I was very surprised to discover the low tech theme, since @ICTEvangelist was one of the organisers, but I am glad he went for that,

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