We have probably all seen the images from major hurricanes beamed around the world. Those of us who have been impacted by hurricanes know their potential to disrupt, devastate and decimate school infrastructure. As a result, thousands of students have their educational journey interrupted each year. Such major events not
Many years ago I taught a boy who had very little interest in the diet of stories and writing tasks that seemed to dominate most primary classrooms. In this small rural school, quite a few of the children knew that they would inherit the family farm and dairy herd. This
https://youtu.be/nUb4MovqcBY The phrase Climate Emergency recognises that Climate Change is a threat that seems to be growing at an exponential rate. For the Bahamas, hurricanes like Dorian are now an existential threat of the Climate Emergency, claims respected Bahamian journalist Sloan Smith. Looking at the photographs and video footage
Project Based Learning (PBL) prepares students for academic, personal, and career success, and readies young people to rise to the challenges of their lives and the world they will inherit. The organisation Edutopia defined it as follows, Project Based Learning: Why, How, and Examples MAKE YOUR OWN WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS.
Too often schools set out their ‘teaching and learning stall’ before they have formulated a balanced and thoughtful curriculum offering. Establishing what is to be taught, allows a school to plan how it can be taught. School can only decide on pedagogical approaches when teachers know what pedagogical content knowledge