The is the rough idea for my Action Research this year.
To be a little more specific, it is ‘Using Mindmaps to reduce mistakes in writing Chinese characters of the same pronounciation but different strokes‘. Sound profound?
Before I get into the research proper, I would like to read up on Mindmaps. Perhaps a good book would be come in handy? There are so many Tony Buzan books out in stores, which should I pick? Any recommendation is most welcomed.
I previously mentioned a school blogging competition I am organising. Here is the flyer that is put up on the noticeboard of every classroom in school! Nice?
More details of the competition will be posted soon. Do leave some advice or comments as I have absolutely no prior experience in organising a blogging competition.
What an ideal video to show teachers in a PD session!
This article was published last year by my school’s LMS provider, Learning EDvantage. I hope this year I can share my teaching reflections in some form of publication as well
In the midst of organising the first ever blogging competition for my school, I received a couple of emails from pupils.
“I’m not interested in blogs.”
“How to vote?”
Can anyone shed some light on success stories of school blogging competitions? I am feeling a little lost here.
My school pupils participated in the Vex Robotics World Championship held at California State University, USA and did the school and nation proud! They emerged as the winners for 2 awards: The Excellence Award High School and the Future Award.
Well done, children! More photos on Mr Brandon’s Flickr set.
…A few weeks ago, my wife and I flew from New York’s Kennedy Airport to Singapore. In J.F.K.’s waiting lounge we could barely find a place to sit. Eighteen hours later, we landed at Singapore’s ultramodern airport, with free Internet portals and children’s play zones throughout. We felt, as we have before, like we had just flown from the Flintstones to the Jetsons. If all Americans could compare Berlin’s luxurious central train station today with the grimy, decrepit Penn Station in New York City, they would swear we were the ones who lost World War II…