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: Share with a Colleague

This week’s Teach Tip Tuesday asks you to share with your colleagues something positive. Help make someone’s day. Continue reading

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9 features of Adobe Reader DC you might not know about.

This week we look at 9 features in Adobe Reader that you might not have realised were there or that were useful. Continue reading

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“Work Smarter not Harder”

A teachers list is always as long as their arm. With never ending jobs to do, we need to work smarter not harder. Here are my top 5 strategies. Continue reading

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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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