RSSAutumn 2012

Another brick in the wall

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Another brick in the wall

My brain is rather good at trying to de-stress me by not piling up its cells with memory information like, “Important meeting with parent at, er, eleventeen o’clock? Her name is Mrs… um. Her son, ah, er, is struggling.”

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Michael de Lisle

| March 9, 2012 | 1 Comment
Michael de Lisle

Others would have experienced a softer side to him.

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Explore Natural Sciences

| March 9, 2012 | 2 Comments
Explore Natural Sciences

This book would not be my choice for 2012, as this year we are implementing the National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) in Grade 9.

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Keeping a Sharp Eye

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Keeping a Sharp Eye

Thousands of readers look forward each day to see which event will be his particular target, and how he will expose the follies of politicians through the laughter of common folk.

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Answering Auschwitz

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Answering Auschwitz

Writers closely identified with the Holocaust rarely escape their literary cells.

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Technology can teach us to treasure traditional tongues

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Technology can teach us to treasure traditional tongues

The 2011 Matric results indicated that South Africa’s secondary school system is possibly slowly improving; however, there are areas that still need a lot of attention.

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Letters To The Editor

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Letters To The Editor

The article carried recently in the Times newspaper (‘iPads for elite schools’, 26 January 2012) refers.

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Letters To The Editor

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Letters To The Editor

It is a great pity that pre-school learners are being introduced to formal learning programmes, instead of learning through play, as is their right.

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Parent purchases

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Parent purchases

From Scotland to Singapore come reports that schools expect parents to purchase the latest tablet technologies for students. While parents don’t want to comprise their children’s chances, many feel forced to ‘shape up or ship out’.

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Heads in the clouds

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Heads in the clouds

Most educationists have come around to the idea that technology should be a key consideration for school Heads and Business Managers when planning for the future.

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A challenge and a legal decision

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A challenge and a legal decision

Staying in the USA, Education Secretary Arne Duncan has challenged the nation’s schools to transform totally to a digital textbook system by 2017.

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