Been awhile since I last blogged. The honest reason is that I have been busy and second truth – I have never been that strong at the written language. I shy away from writing and would rather doodle or make notes on photos. But I wanted to share some of my thinking and working around … More Back in it……
A Kids Road to Financial Literacy This has been the question that I have been pondering in my mind for the past week or so. What Financial Literacy is defined by Commission For Financial Literacy and Retirement Literacy (http://www.cflri.org.nz/) Financial literacy is defined as the ability to make informed judgements and make effective decisions regarding … More Financial Literacy – a part of Numeracy or to sit on its own?
(themindlab.com) Today was Round 2 for HPSS staff on Discovery. The staff members that had taken part in Round 1 – got to sit down in the National Library with Steve (Excited Puppy Level: Normal) and discuss what our experiences of starting a new school/job. We dug dig into what we think will be important … More The Discovery Day – Round 2
Now let me began first that I have not reviewed this particular ” Let’s Figure It Out” resource that that can be found at http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/figure-it-out. However, I have been spending the past few days researching what does Financial Literacy look like? Feel like? Is it something different than Numeracy? Would Maths teacher believe that Financial … More Financial Literacy – What students are lacking even with amazing resources!
SLL Team presenting our hard work to the rest of HPSS team.
Today Sally, Steve, Yaz and I got to go explore one of the feeder primaries to Hobsonville Point Secondary. It was great to see team teaching among the senior levels (Year 7 and Year 8) and how much aligned our vision ,for the students arriving to us in 2014 , is similar to what we … More Exploring Hobsonville Primary
Today I woke up to the sound of rain on the roof of my flat…the alarm went off on my phone – hmmmmm roll over or hit bootcamp. Bootcamp it was and got my frustrations out on the pads and some random gal named Katherine. Opps – perhaps I should of apologized to her afterwards … More Rain can not damper our run!