Author: Jean

Inspirational Teachers

Watch this video about a teacher who inspired the community to build a pre-primary school for their community. We all have to realise the importance of a good foundation for our learners! The video is part of the South African Heroes campaign on eTV.

The theory of grit

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success. More on grit: Growing Gritty Kids (No Prison Time Necessary): Lesson...

Afrikaanse Prezi’s

Ek weet nie wie Corrie Gunter is, waar hy / sy skoolgee, waar in die wêreld hy / sy vandaan kom nie. Maar een ding is verseker… ek is só verlig dat ek nie meer die enigste een is wat aanlyn hulpbronne skep vir die Afrikaanse klaskamer nie! Gooi gerus ‘n e-pos en stel jouself voor… 🙂 Hier volg skakels na eenvoudige Prezis oor taalaspekte vir EAT leerders. Ek het dit sommer op ons ...

Easy Video Creation with Adobe Voice

I am completely in love with Adobe Voice! Adobe Voice is an easy to use video creation app for the iPad. It is really one of the easiest ways of making explainer videos, ever. Basically, all you have to do is push a button and speak. Choose your layout, background music and from 1000’s of free images to illustrate your idea, or story or anything you’d like other people to look at. The ...

Poetry Writing Apps

Do your children struggle with writing poems? Here is a wonderful solution for you! According to CAPS, learners must be able to write poetry. Not only in their home language, but also in additional languages. Learners often struggle with the idea of writing a poem since they are intimidated by the idea of poetry and also because they think they “are not creative.” By giving learners a ...

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