AI and the Future of Assessment

Having listened to many educators from primary school to higher education over the last few months, the worries surrounding AI lie within assessment. The essay still rules in higher education and now there are worries beginning to mount. Turnitin say they can detect AI written pieces. The results say otherwise. …

AI and the Changing Face of Creativity

I am a failed art student…actually I’m a failed pre-art college art student. I love creativity but I know my limits. I can go so far with a sketch, do some good stuff with digital graphic design. I make a mean poster. I talk CRAP. I guess I have a …

Using Pictionary to Explore Concepts in MYP Design

The hardest part about teaching and learning in a concept based curriculum is….teaching and learning based around concepts! Instead of teaching about volcanoes you teach through the lens of “change” in the area of science. This concept of…concept based learning…is especially tricky with new students (and new teachers). The definition …

Visualising MYP Terminology

I have had this in my drafts since my last year of teaching in 2017/18 in Singapore so the writing is me from a while ago. I’m still the same I think. I’ll just add these few sentences here and press publish so that the post is out there. Ta-bloody-da. …

Design Thinking Project with Grade 4 Students

As the stars aligned two things happened a few months ago. Our music ¬†teacher was going to throw out some old musical instruments and Grade 4 were doing a unit on the global impact of consumer choices. We decided that we would get each Grade 4 class to create a …

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