Markham T&L Blog

October 11, 2018

The IB Visual arts syllabus has changed, rather than having a visiting examiner we now submit and moderate work digitally.

To make the transition from IGCSE, KS3 to IB Easier we have decided to use Google Classrooms prior to any external submissions, we hope this will prepare the students to meet dea...

November 1, 2017

Google Docs is a very powerful suite of software, and there are many great uses in the classroom. The real power over the more traditional Microsoft office package is the ability to collaborate in live time. Here I share one way I have started to use Google Docs in my class. All you need is a laptop...

September 21, 2017

I’ve taught at two schools in my career.

The first, in California, had a dozen teachers in total. I adored my colleagues, but we each had our own domain. I handled Trig, Precalc, Calculus, and Stats. Soon I fell into unquestioned habits, built on assumptions I didn’t know I was making.

My second schoo...

August 31, 2017

ICTEvangelist has put together a post with a brief introduction to five tools that teachers can use to administer low stakes quizzes in their classrooms. He has put together an excellent image which you can see below, or you can read the full post here: https://ictevangelist.com/top-five-low-st...

August 3, 2017

More and more classrooms are gaining access to digital technology. And that’s a good thing. In a world that is increasingly reliant on digital tools, students need to have opportunities to learn with access to technology. Schools are adding Chromebooks, iPads, and other devices more than ever. Some...

May 17, 2017

In this post I am going to give a very brief overview of some websites that can be useful in the classroom. They all lend themselves very well to developing formative assessment methods, and provide both detailed feedback on how students are progressing to you as a teacher, and also give you the abi...

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