Category Archives: Teaching

Multiplication by lines

John Connell and Stephen Heppell are on fire this week with this interesting mathematical problem. I can see it works but I’m still trying to see how.

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Tests are everywhere but this can only be in America!

Thanks to John Connell from Cisco I came across this article on the testing business in America. Businesses make huge profits from selling tests to school districts or states as a result of the NCLB legislation and as it now … Continue reading

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A hoe is that what you want? or Why teach Speaking and Listening skills.

This week I was casually listening to a teacher explain something of a technical nature to colleague and it reminded me of the need to be careful in our use of language in schools particularly when trying to explain a new … Continue reading

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