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Engaging parents with written strategies

If you follow me on Instagram, you will probably be aware that I have a weekly shopping excursion with my mother every Saturday morning. This is my weekly engagement with my parent while I am at work, which can result in some interesting situations captured in tweets and images. Leading my own life now (which is not always accepted by my mother) the amount of engagement with her is sadly reduced. However, the interaction with parents plays an important part of primary education. In this week’s waffle I look at the ways to engage parents with the teaching and learning of written strategies in mathematics.

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Video Mania!

I’m writing this waffle on a Saturday, which is unusual for me, since I usually write them Sunday morning while drinking my yummy soya wet latte. I’m currently trying to distract myself from a rather poorly made wet latte and the large degree of coughing and spluttering around me. So rather than having a panic attack and having to rush out…I thought I would write my waffle which today is all about the use of videos.

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Starting off Tweeting

While I was attending the Talk about Teaching event at York St John University, I attended a workshop which focused on using Twitter for assessment within sessions. It was during this excellent session delivered by Maria Parks that I noticed a tweet from one of the people in the session. Read more…