April 11, 2018

In the training that we have delivered in our South African schools, we find that there are many barriers to implementing new digital teaching tools in the classroom. Among those, we find that one of the largest barriers is that our teachers struggle with a lack of confidence in using the tools that are out there. We suggest 7 tips on effectively overcoming this barrier:

1. Play, play, play!

As teachers, we a...

October 16, 2017

It's the final stretch of the school year and most of us are feeling exhausted and still the worst is yet to come with the exam period looming. We suggest the following three ways to help you stay motivated and to keep giving the best of yourself in the classroom. 

1. Look for the why.

In every teacher there is an answer to Why do I want to teach? For some it might be the joy that comes with working with children. Some...

October 6, 2017

The big T word (technology), evokes many different thoughts, responses, concerns, contextually relevant challenges, and emotions from teachers all around the world. This is especially true at home here in South Africa where we face access (in all kinds of forms) as a major challenge. What is not new about this conversation is that we seem to get stuck in the high level discussion. This high level focus can be seen at conferen...

October 26, 2015

What is professional development?

According to Austin Community College, professional development is defined as the continuous process of acquiring new knowledge and skills that relate to one’s profession, job responsibilities, or work environment.

What is professional development doing for schools?

While the older generation of teachers may not have used technology when they were in school, it has become an imperative learning t...

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