Gary Pascoe

746 Added | 24 Magazines | 15 Followers | @gpascoe | Deputy Principal/ ICT teacher R-7 Catholic school. Interested in supporting students to use their ICT skills to be producers rather than consumers.

The Stark Realities of Teacher Evaluation (with Hope for the Future)ASCD Inservice

If you ask a sample of teachers, “Why evaluate teachers?” they may tell you “it’s the law,” or “it’s just for compliance!” Ask administrators, and …

Pedagogy

A Three Step Process to Improve School CultureASCD Inservice

In his book <i>Start with Why</i> (2009), Simon Sinek explained that every organization knows <i>what</i> they do, some organizations know <i>how</i> they do it, but very …

Teaching

The Steps to Creating a Positive School CultureASCD Inservice

Motivation, success, and feeling valued are what drives individuals, at any level and in any profession. In the school setting, it is critically …

Teaching

Four Ways to Create a Positive School CultureASCD Inservice

School culture is consistently described as one of the most impactful contributors to perceptions of a successful school. The culture of a school has …

Teaching

Plan ahead for having those tough conversations

Leaders who know how to confront a difficult topic or employee have a positive outcome in mind, focus on accountability and establish clear goals, …

Self-help

Correct these 10 behaviors for better results

John Stoker offers a list of 10 behaviors that get leaders nowhere, such as forging ahead without soliciting input and lacking self-awareness. "Pay …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Lead Cynics

Be honest, play fair, and do what you say you are going to do.

George Carlin

Overview

This resource provides a possible set of sequenced topics that could be used in teaching the Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies curriculum to …

Education Technology

A Math Educator Considers the “A” in STEAMASCD Inservice

Those of us in mathematics often have to look hard to find appropriate and meaningful inclusion of our discipline in STEM programs and activities. …

Mathematics

Learning to Thrive in a Transforming World

For most teachers, the beginning of a school year is an opportunity to look ahead with fresh eyes, thinking of our students and how best we can …

Pedagogy

How Do Leaders Use Compromise and Consensus?

Building consensus requires the leader to be certain everyone can let go, understand, agree, and support an idea. It is a social/emotional skill, not …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Chinese five spice plum sauce

Place all ingredients in a large saucepan over high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring, for 30 minutes or until …

Recipes

4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader

Perhaps you’re in a leadership role but don’t feel like you’ve earned the respect from your team. Maybe you feel like they don’t even like you. As a career coach to millennials, I’ve had plenty of new managers come to me, desperate to win approval from their team. It’s a classic case of manager …

This 1 Quote Describes the Most Important Trait You Can Have as a Leader

These tips will help you be purpose-driven, and lead your company with true intention.<p>The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest honor that can be bestowed on an American citizen. In November 2016, legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully was honored with the award at a star-studded …

Leadership

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites

I could go on and on about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. How job openings are predicted to soar to over one …

L'Oréal

Low Sugar Natural Pectin Jam Recipe

Place a small saucer in the freezer to chill for later testing of jam thickness. In large deep heavy skillet (preferably NOT non-stick), or your …

Sugarless cake with apricots, dates and almonds

Cut the dried apricots and dates into small pieces, and then mix together in a bowl with the flour, almond meal and lemon rind.<p>Make a hole in the …

Easy Plum Sauce

5<p>Recipe's preparation<p>1. Place red onion, garlic and giner in THX mixing bowl. 3-5 secs; Speed 8. Scrape down sides - 2 secs more if not minced enough.<p>…

STEM Resources An A-Z Guide To Understanding STEM

If you have been hearing the acronym STEM or STEAM being thrown around like the word of the day, and you don’t know as much about them as you would …

YouTube

Architectural STEM Project for Kids with The Three Little Pigs

What happens when you take a classic fairy tale like the The Three Little Pigs and you join it with architectural inspiration from Frank Lloyd …

28 Days of STEAM Projects for Kids

Shares 1K<p>February. The weather’s gloomy. It’s a long way until spring break. But don’t let the February slump get to you!! Inject some excitement …

Kids

Tips for Setting Up an Elementary Stem Lab

<b>The Focus on STEM</b><p>With the new focus on STEM, STEM labs are popping up all over the place! Has someone asked you to teach STEM and set up a lab? …

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

<b>Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites</b><b><br>The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents.</b><b> <br>Over 20,000 relevant links personally</b> …

Principal Connection / What Would a Visitor to Your School See?

The little things may be the most important.

Pedagogy

Relationships Are the Foundation of Great Schools (But They Aren’t Enough)

Speaking with two very close friends who happen to be fantastic school leaders, we started talking about how essential relationships are in …

Exploring the topic of Composite Classes

Ask any school principal - if there’s one issue that will create angst amongst parents, it’s when their child is allocated to a composite class... …

Blue Color Schemes | Blue Color Combinations | Blue Color Palettes

With Halloween right around the corner, it's time to think about the scary colors associated with this very popular seasonal event.<p>Article provided …

Small schools will need to do 'more with less' in the new year

<b>We at will remember 2017 for...</b> again being an active voice for small schools. We began the year with a meeting with Rick Persse (chief executive at …

Teach kids computer science through design and inquiry

I first discovered computer science (CS) and coding more than 20 years ago while completing my undergraduate work. Little did I know that one day CS …

Hygge in Early Years

Your nursery or education environment should be a place of HYGGE<p>At The Curiosity Approach, we first introduced the word <b>Hygge,</b> in our latest book The …