Pre-Primary or Social Pedagogy?


We were asked what suited us better as Educators... Pre-Primary or Social pedagogy? With this in, The ELECT Document stresses more on Social Pedagogy rather than Pre-Primary. Pre-primary is often understood as a foundation to organized instructions, "Traditional Pre-primary programmes are often understood as the initial stage of organized instruction" (ELECT, page 80).Pre-primary is more of …

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Using Interactive Technology


Children using tech devices is a hot topic.  How much is too much?  How young is too young? Today, guest blogger, Rob James gives a perspective on the use of tech in the early years.  We would love to hear your opinions on the topic!  ~EMP  Do you believe that introducing interactive technology can play …

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Five Technology Skills Every Student Should Learn


Find the full article here. 1. Online literacy “Students need to be able to read a news article and determine if there is bias and if it’s truthful. They then need to learn how to read the comment sections of online news articles and respond appropriately with a well thought-out comment.” —Sandy Harty, Salt Lake City …

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Edmonton teacher gets fired.


Highschool teacher gets terminated because he gave out zeros to students that did not complete their assignments or even bothered to hand it in. Back when I was in high school zeros were given out for not completing assignments or failure to hand in. His actions hurt the students "academically". Overall, students who fail to …

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