Focus Area: LEAD 3.1

  • Jolly Phonics

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2016/03/23/jolly-phonics/

    What’s the fuss about Phonics? Phonics isn’t new it was taught for a long time  The connection between reading and writing thought to be separate skills.  There have been several different theories over the years about how best to learn to read / write.  One is synthetic phonics, like Jolly Phonics, The other is the […]

  • Using Word to Assess and Track Pupil Progress

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2012/07/31/using-word-to-assess-and-track-pupil-progress/

    Even if they forgot to bring it to school, have no printer/ink/credit etc. (we’ve all heard the excuses), with the internet being readily available in homes, schools and libraries there is no longer any excuse for your students not to hand their homework or coursework in on the day of a given deadline. If a […]

  • The Four Part Lesson Plan

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2012/07/31/the-four-part-lesson-plan/

    Yesterday I started writing a blog post in response to several thoughts/questions that I’ve heard mumbled around me.  I addressed the first of these ( see below) in some detail and would like to thank all of the practising teachers out there who supported me and our profession with their responses on Twitter, Facebook and the post itself. Teachers in the […]