e-Learning Today - Issue 6
Getting the best from non-specialist maths teachers
SAMANTHA BURNS offers her insights into how to develop the teaching skills of those teachers for whom maths isn’t their frst subject. With good planning and support, it’s possible to get the best out of non-specialists.
Information sites for maths
Here are some resources that are worth a look. There are links to information. free software and some commercially produced resources to support the teaching of mathematics for all ages.
Setting new challenges for eager learners
You thought that children prefered the easy life in school? Not according to the e-Learning Today’s Pupil Panel - they want challenges and they want them now!
If your school has struggled to deliver maths due to staff shortages, don’t despair. Peter Hall shares his experiences in developing the skills of non-specialist mathematic teachers, turning them into effective, enthusiastic practitioners to develop the non-specialists.
On-line Sportal tackles failing youth health
Downend School And Kingswood Partnership Pioneer Xoolon And Studywiz Links
Ebooks – are they at the heart of eLearning?
The death of the book has been long heralded in this electronic age, but for some learners, the ebook might just have found its time!
Don’t get me started
e-Learning Today’s content editor NICK AUSTIN is usually a very calm man. It takes a lot of disturb the pool of tranquillity in which he paddles…but the government’s scrapping of Key Stage 3 SATS has got him all wound up again.
Control Technology in Maths
Resources to help your puils get to grips with Number and Maths