Growth Mindset For Kids {Free Posters}

Growth Mindset For Kids {Free Posters}

Teaching a Growth Mindset in your classroom is a MUST if you want success for your kids. Find out more from Carol Dweck and snag some Free Inspirational Posters! What is growth mindset? Growth mindset definition: Growth Mindset Research Many students have a fixed mindset about many things but especially…
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Using Newmans Prompts To Skyrocket Problem Solving Skills in Math!

Using Newmans Prompts To Skyrocket Problem Solving Skills in Math!

Try Using Newmans prompts to help your kids become confident at solving math problems These 5 steps will skyrocket your students problem solving success!   Using Newmans Prompts & Error Analysis Newmans prompts and error analysis, are effective tools for teaching numeracy. They can be used to help teachers to…
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Bloom’s & Gardner’s Writing Matrix

Bloom’s & Gardner’s Writing Matrix

When we found this Blooms Gardners Writing Matrix it reminded us that we should be using Blooms Taxonomy and Gardners Multiple Intelligences matrix in our classroom, teaching and planning!  If you're looking for a great range of  higher order thinking verbs and effective questions to extend your students' thinking, for your next…
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Math Anxiety is it REAL?

Math Anxiety is it REAL?

Math anxiety is real especially for people who hate math. Students and adults can fear math so much that they become mentally stressed and even traumatised to the extent that they refuse to actively participate in maths lessons. But math anxiety can also real for people who don't hate maths!…
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Thinking & Talking About Math

Thinking & Talking About Math

No Time For Thinking? Recently there has been a over emphasis, & I think misplaced & misunderstood interpretation of Explicit learning, to the extent that I have seen maths lessons become a 'Chart bark' of blah, blah blah! Not good, and probably not what explicit teaching is really about! Amy Lin…
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How To Help Students Who Are Dyslexic

How To Help Students Who Are Dyslexic

Do you have students who are dyslexic or displaying the signs of dyslexia? If you do then you need to know about the Dyslexie Font! Dyslexia is a language-based processing learning disability. It affects both adults and children and causes problems with accuracy & fluency in literacy, particularly difficulties in…
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Over Pronunciation, Syllables & Dyslexia

Over Pronunciation, Syllables & Dyslexia

  Here's a great piece by Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D.dyslexia Expert and Advocate from Edutopia who talks about how syllables & OVER- PRONUNCIATION  can mask morphological boundaries and  hide the meaningful structures of words. She demonstrates this with the misspelling of the word "evry"... How many times have you seen the word every misspelled…
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Guided Math

Guided Math

Some of you know that I am a Numeracy Coach for Teachers  (GiRN) as well as a classroom teacher. My role is to provide support with implementing the Australian Curriculum Mathematics Curriculum and work shoulder-to-shoulder with classroom teachers to make these changes. This term I am doing some maths coaching…
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