Saturday, 12 February 2011

Over protecting web access

Just found this on a Patana real connection, but just quite amazing. I am finding it really difficult to get through the strict filtering at my current school and so find it really hard to share stimulating resources like this one.
There has to be a compromise between web safety and over protection.

Thursday, 27 January 2011

Making mistakes

Taking risks and making mistakes which you learn from is a big part of my classroom. Creating an atmosphere where children are prepared to participate and make mistakes is the bread and butter of the job.

This article clearly displays why we should let children learn from their mistakes.

Thursday, 13 January 2011

Changing Education Paradigms

Ken Robinson talks as the fabulous RSA graphic is drawn. I'd love to be able to do this, what a skill.

Ken's topics range from ADHD to SATs, to the Factory model of education and standardisation and it is great food for thought.