SHARING GOOD PRACTICE

5 Tips for writing a great letter  of recommendation

During the college admissions season each year, high school teachers in the region and counsellors are often asked to write letters of recommendation for their...

Technology, Millennials and the NET Generation

Anyone who has been involved in education for a significant period of time will be able to name a piece of technology that was once...

Understanding the Emirati student

Children all around the world are the same. They have the innocence of a flower in bloom and the love to learn and grow, which...

Key benefits of extracurricular activities in developing students’ social skills

When the discussing the role of schools in the development of students, we often focus on the academic aspects as that is the primary function...

Teach 21st century skills with confidence in kindergarten

We live in an age of rapid change. Advances in communication and information technology continue to create new opportunities and challenges for the future. As...

A million ways to thank a teacher

As administrators, we become so caught up with the daily running of the school that we sometimes forget to show our appreciation to the people...

Create the classroom of your dreams

After four years of teaching kindergarten and sharing a room with a partner teacher, I was delighted to make the transition into teaching Cycle 1...

Steve Bambury…An ICT guru who brings out the best in his...

The rapid pace at which technology has grown over the past few years has left many educators fumbling to keep pace with the rapid advancements...

How to handle mistakes in the classroom

Remember how much you hated pop quizzes? You just knew that the teacher was out to get you. However, now that you are the teacher...

Using technology to bring purpose & challenge to literacy lessons

As a primary educator and technology enthusiast, I have had countless conversations with colleagues around the world about using technology in literacy lessons. Common questions...