Technology has the ability to support and engage students, and it is not simply a vehicle for content. Furthermore, it’s evident that many teachers and educators do not incorporate a human element to their work, and instead stand and deliver information.
This article looks at inclusion in the classroom, and a teacher, about whom the article is about, makes the bold statement that inclusion in the classroom is a simple thing to achieve.
The virtual school-bag is the idea that all students when they enter school have a metaphorical backpack with a set of skills and ideas – some of which are useful, and others not.
High expectations, research has demonstrated, lead to higher results through the ‘Pygmalion’ effect – that is, a student will become what is expected of them.
If a culture of low expectations is in place, the students in this classroom will achieve to the expectations set – so not very highly. The five techniques outlined in the chapter are extremely strong in their pedagogical value.
A Tablet A Day This is a synopsis from an article first published in “The Economist” on the 7th of July 2014 and is entitled “A Tablet A Day”. Access to this article can be found on “The Economist Website” or by following the link here. Examining Nigeria’s education crisis, this article sees technology as a…
The Benefits Of Role Play Role-play is an important part of a child’s socialisation, and their future ability to interact with peers and wider society, research demonstrates. The benefits of role play are numerous, but the effects on emotional, social, and linguistic development are astounding. Research has shown that children who engage in role play…
Our TV studio will get all those budding actors out of their shells and ready to perform. As news readers & camera operators children will be able to broadcast the Wannabees news complete with weather report. Kids fun Sydney never been better. Playing in our Tv Studio children can build confidence by acting, learn about technologies and collaborate with others.
Our Supermarket is made up of 2 aisles that the children can move around whilst pushing their shopping trolley or holding their shopping basket. They can shop for everyday items using Wannabees dollars. Delicious pretend fruits, vegetables, meats, a range of dairy products, cleaning products and personal hygiene items are just a few things you will find on our shelves. Children can then ‘check out’ at either of our two cashiers.
Wannabees is one of the best Indoor Play Centres in Sydney. Some of the benefits for your child playing in our Supermarket are: experiment with numeracy, work together and share and learn about common foods.
For those who love extreme challenges, we have climbing frames to burn those extra calories. For instance our 6m climbing wall is the perfect attraction for children from 4 to 12 y.o. Parents are allowed too!!!
One of the places with the best fun for kids in Sydney is Wannabees Family Play Town. Postal workers can collect the mail, take it back to the post office for sorting and then deliver it back out to the applicable business.
While playing in the Wannabees Post Office your child can develop literacy skills, work with others and build motor skills.