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March 26

Gail Brown

More about Seahorses, and where we learn….

  • 2019-03-26 07:19:34
  • Gail

One of the most interesting things I’ve learned from Diving with Seahorses is the importance of the PLACE where you learn. So, returning to a place where you’v...

March 18

Gail Brown

Our brains and memory – introducing links to instruction, Part 2

  • 2019-03-18 07:54:07
  • Gail

Last post, I introduced the book, Diving for Seahorses, and starting you thinking about the difference between computers retaining information, and our brains...

March 11

Gail Brown

Our brains, memory and learning – introducing links to instruction…

  • 2019-03-11 06:27:31
  • Gail

This post is the first of several I’ll be posting as I read this new book, Diving for Seahorses. Sounds like a strange book, if it’s to be about memory, how our...

March 04

Gail Brown

Part 2: Checking in with your students, continual & formative?

  • 2019-03-04 05:42:56
  • Gail

Last post, our post focused on early intervention, and again, I’ll recommend Tim Shanahan’s post on this topic. Es...

February 25

Gail Brown

Beginning the year, checking in with your new class… 1

  • 2019-02-25 17:26:35
  • Gail

Today, most teachers are aware of the importance of preventing learning difficulties, and early identification of additional needs that any student might have. That’s what Best Start, the beginning kindergarten assessment, is all about, isn’t it?...

February 17

Gail Brown

Different types of comprehension and classroom practice? 2

  • 2019-02-17 13:03:56
  • Gail

I’ve chosen this image for this post, because we want our students, and our children to have fun and enjoy reading, to laugh, to WANT to read – and that’s about comprehension – understanding what they listen to as well as what they read!

Las...

February 12

Gail Brown

Different types of comprehension and classroom practice? 1

  • 2019-02-12 06:27:09
  • Gail

Most classroom teachers are aware of the different types of comprehension and how these might be defined. There are practical definitions, as well as research definitions.

Here in Australia, it’s quite a common practice for teachers to oral...

January 30

Gail Brown