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To game or not to game that is the question?

This is the second post to feature a teacher from the field – this time a teacher friend of mine from the USA. I first met Steve Isaacs at the SITE conference in Jacksonville in March 2014. Often the tech subjects Steve writes about catch my attention and I plan to see his classroom/s in…

The good teacher

The Irish Times on April 7 this year published part of an edited paper by Associate Professor Dympna Devine on education research conducted for the Teaching Council on what traits make a “good teacher”. You can access the article here Reading this article was coincidental as I had just returned to my desk from an…

Teachers in schools should remain learners

On the HPC blog I intend to invite practising teachers to share what’s on their mind in teaching. This month I would like to feature Jackie and a conversation I had with her about why she works hard to remain a learner in her practice as a primary school teacher*. Before we launch into that…