Well, what a resounding success Educating the 21st Century Student online conference was! Great live keynotes and workshops, plus prerecorded material, led to feedback comments such as:
“Great thanks to the organisers”
“It was really my great privilege to be part of this conference again and I cant wait to tell others about it and to implement in my class.”
“I just have to encourage you to continue working hard as you are improving the life of a teacher by giving us nourished information which can help us to be good teachers. I really enjoyed this conference just looking forward if I will have another opportunity to attend another conference.”
“The conference was awesome and very insightful and really helped me to build my thinking perception to the teaching and learning process. Am looking forward to more conferences from Nilsbird. Thank you David.”
nilsbird training and Chingola Private Schools Association intend to pursue more of the same, next year.
In a previous post I’d talked briefly about those students who lack motivation and seem to rule the roost! Do you know who I mean?
In the past, I have seen older, secondary-aged students (who lack motivation etc.) being given jobs to do, so that they are occupied and focused on something. I think I also recently experienced this with primary-aged students. That makes you wonder what can we do with those who are disengaged?
I seemed to have posted about the Zambian teacher’s conference (twice) already and mentioned that I would talk about teaching telling the time in a particular post (and never did!) To be clear, my next post will be about telling the time and there will be a lot more information about the conference as soon as it becomes available. A number of conference speakers are already arranged – see via supportforteachers.com.
Life is still very busy, with marking and teaching, but one thing I must mention is:
Educating the 21st Century Student, an online teacher training conference for Zambia, and beyond – Thursday 26th to Saturday 28th August 2021.
This event is an amazing opportunity for teachers based in Zambia, and beyond, to have three excellent days of training from some high quality trainers. Find out more about this event via supportforteachers.com.
Life never gives up on what it throws at us and, in my case, that’s the marking season, which is now upon me! So, things like my maths questions have taken a back seat for the moment. Do keep an eye out for number 17. I’ll let you know when it will be available.
This short blog post is really about the great news I have: Educating the 21st Century Student, an online teacher training conference for Zambia, and beyond – Thursday 26th to Saturday 28th August 2021. This is a conference I am putting on in partnership with Chingola Private School Association – based in Chingola, Zambia (in the Copperbelt Region!).
All the details about the conference can be found via supportforteachers.com. You can sign up there to be kept in the loop about all the arrangements for the conference. There are some amazing speakers lined up (including me!) and it’s a great price too – $30 for all three days!
I still need to write about how I’m teaching the time and fractions at the same time, but that will have to wait. Back to the marking!