Author Archives: cmcaton

About cmcaton

I am a Secondary Teacher and Head of Department Mathematics in Education Queensland. I am passionate about the development of pedagogy that engages the 21st century student and love to explore their implementation in the classroom. Disclaimer: The thoughts on this page are my own and do not necessarily represent those of my employer.

Teach Tip Tuesday: Streamline your parent phone calls

Take the stress out of making parent phone calls. Here are 5 tips to keep them short and concise. Continue reading

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Teach Tip Tuesday: Prepare for sick and absent days

Teach Tip Tuesday: 5 Tips to prepare for those unexpected sick days for a less stressful morning. Continue reading

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Teach Tip Tuesday: Feedback to students 

Help your students focus for the term by setting achievable goals. 5 Tips to help your students set goals. Continue reading

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Teach Tip Tuesday: Take a break from work each week.

In this digital age it is easy to be switched on to work every minute of everyday. This week’s tip is to ensure that you switch off entirely at least one evening a week. Switching off entirely means no pinteresting, … Continue reading

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It’s a Breakout! Having fun with Consolidation.

  At the end of last term I wanted to do something fun with my year 9 math class that allowed them to consolidate the work that they had done throughout the term and also develop their ability to problem … Continue reading

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Teach Tip Tuesday: Share the Plan

Share your plan with students and parents to plan for a successful term. Also featuring a new video on how to use word to send individualised emails to parents from a single template. Continue reading

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Teach Tip Tuesday: 5 Tips to get the most out of your commute time.

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This week’s blog focuses on tips to get the most out of your commute time. Continue reading

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Teach Tip Tuesday: 5 tips to help students revise

Teach Tip Tuesday: 5 Tips to help your students prepare for their assessment. Continue reading

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Teach Tip Tuesday: Blogs to follow for Flipped Learning

Teach Tip Tuesday: 5 Blogs written by Australian teachers about how they are flipping their classrooms and more. Includes a range of subject areas and grades. Continue reading

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Teach Tip Tuesday: Tips to manage your inbox

In the last 5 years as, schools grow and the job of the teacher becomes more complex the amount of communication sent via email has increased substantionally. On some days teachers can get upwards of 50 emails. Assuming that it … Continue reading

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