- I am a grade 3/4 teacher in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. I am conducting research into the power of games and other technologies in learning.
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Monthly Archives: June 2011
We have now been using Lure of the Labyrinth for a couple of months as part of our maths curriculum in the 5/6 grade. We have seen improvement in student attendance and engagement. I have strategically placed our Lure of … Continue reading
We’ve had a very exciting week in 5/6B! For the first time, students were allowed to bring their Nintendo DS to school for use in Literacy. We’ve laid down a few rules: 1. DSs are for use before school, during … Continue reading
Last week my students investigated the concepts of finding the mean, median, mode and range of a set of data using Wii Sports, specifically bowling, on the Nintendo Wii. We ran the activity as part of a rotation so that … Continue reading
I thought I might share some of the amazing student work from our “Passion Projects” in term 4 last year, a project-based learning unit. The staff were blown away by the quality of student projects, and by the amount of … Continue reading
Lure of the Labyrinth is a free, online immersive environment where students can explore maths concepts and apply their understandings to solve problems and free their kidnapped pet. It is designed for pre-algebra students and I find it very suitable for my … Continue reading