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Spring 2014 edition now online

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Spring 2014 edition now online

All articles from the spring, 2014 edition reproduced online.

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Another brick in the wall

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Another brick in the wall

The Law of Diminishing Didactic Encounters states that the longer promoted teachers have been out of the classroom, the more convinced they are that they know exactly what teachers should be doing, but aren’t.

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English Literature: How to Teach Grades 8-12

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
English Literature: How to Teach Grades 8-12

To title a book English Literature: How to T each Grades 8-12 seems a little grandiose, but let’s face it: South African secondary school pupils and their teachers need all the help they can get to lift their game.

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Reading about refugees

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Reading about refugees

While facts and figures are useful to understand the scale of the refugee problem, for most people it’s the personal angle that they best relate to.

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Notes from a Headmaster’s Desk: The challenges of education, parenting and teenagers

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Notes from a Headmaster’s Desk: The challenges of education, parenting and teenagers

Upon retirement, it’s become fashionable for principals (like politicians) to pen a memoir or summation of their vast and valuable experiences ‘in the field’.

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Blogging: raising the creativity bar

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Blogging: raising the creativity bar

‘How can blogging foster creative risk-taking in boys when doing creative writing?’

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Just do it! Here’s how

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Just do it! Here’s how

ISASA member Parklands College in Cape Town in the Western Cape is an Apple One2One environment.

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Technology, millennials and the net generation: part two

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Technology, millennials and the net generation: part two

Tablets have been with us since about 2010 with the introduction of the iPad, and the release of the first Android tablets soon after that.

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Could your doodle go on Google?

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Could your doodle go on Google?

The ‘Google doodle’ is the picture you see each day when you click on the famous search engine’s home page.

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Under wraps and under fire in Utah

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Under wraps and under fire in Utah

Wasatch High School in Utah in the US has come under fire for airbrushing student photos in its yearbooks. Only girls’ photos were altered to cover up daring necklines and shoulders and to cover tattoos.

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UK reality TV the antidote for unruly boys?

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
UK reality TV the antidote for unruly boys?

Mr Drew’s School for Boys recently aired on Britain’s Channel Four and captured record numbers of viewers, who tuned in to watch the antics of 11 young boys who, because of their trouble-making tendencies, were enrolled in a special ‘corrective’ summer school with their parents.

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