Phonics Evaluation 2014

Evaluation of the Skills Development Program for seventeen Grade 2 teachers Introduction The skills development program for Grade 2 teachers during 2014 consisted of six workshops, in conjunction with on-going monitoring of the program within the classroom context. Workshops were facilitated at the start of each term, the following topics were covered: phonological awareness how to facilitate multi-sensory activities pronunciation of sounds, blends and digraphs how to support chi...
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2014 Appreciate Enquiry

Social scientist Joseph Grenny (2013:23) tells a story about Cold War Soviet leaders who chose to measure productivity by weight; since they refused to measure a capitalist thing like profit. In response, nail factories stopped producing nails that were needed for construction in favour of heavy railroad spikes that weren’t needed so much. When leaders saw the results they switched to measuring productivity numerically, at which point nail factories started to produce billions of useless tacks.S...
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