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Encouraging a Growth Mindset in Maths: Highlighting Mistakes Grading

Like many teachers it’s often disappointed me the way students mostly seem to overlook the careful corrections and comments we write on tests and other assessments before we give them back. They want the mark and once they’ve got it they are pleased or disappointed and then it’s over for them.…

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Creating a Compassionate Community

 

This past Tuesday we offered our 3rd annual Mental Health Symposium. It was held  during the morning and brought over 100 students, staff, and guests together to discuss why mental health is so important, especially during our high school years.…

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An interesting mix: Chromebook and Raspberry pi

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Last week I spent some time with a chrome book. It was the cheapest one on the Scottish procurement. I was surprised how responsive it was, quick to start up, reasonable trackpad and OK keyboard.

It seemed to be that if you were mostly using the web or if thenyour needs were met by web browser applications that it would do quite a lot.…

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Robots are taking over our media center!

Today I introduced my students to Eagle and Star, our new Sphero robots.  Needless to say, the kids LOVE them and were very excited to see all the apps that can make these little balls come to life!

My favorite apps to use with Sphero are:

Sphero Draw n' Drive;  With this app, students can draw a simple design on the screen of the Ipad and then press play to see the Sphero create the design on the floor.…
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A Review: Shifting the Monkey by Todd Whitaker

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I was excited to read Shifting the Monkey: The Art of Protecting Good People from Liars, Criers and Other Slackers by Todd Whitaker  (@toddwhitkaer) because I was curious about my role in the “monkey business” and how this was impacting me and everyone I serve.

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iOS Workflows for WordPress 2

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The audio on this post was recorded and uploaded with the Workflow.app on my phone. The images were too. The posts was written in drafts and posted from there with a Workflow action.

Yesterday’s post was just about using workflow.app to post to a blog in a way that other tools can do.…

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iOS Workflows for WordPress 1

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Posting to WordPresss is pretty simple on the go. Recent versions of WordPress have a fairly good performance on Mobile Safari. the WordPress app performs a little better the body field is less ‘jumpy’ and uploading photos a little simpler.

There are a few other blogging apps but I’ve not stuck with any.…

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syndicating 5169 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs