Do Rewards Dull Creativity In The Classroom?

Carl Dunker devised an experiment called the candle problem in the 1950’s.  In it he gathered a group of individuals, gave them  a candle, some thumb tacks and a box arranged in the way pictured above and told them that their job was to attach the candle to the wall...

Fun activity to train your brain

Now matter how many times I show this to students and teachers alike the response is always the same…laughter and bewilderment. Activity: How smart is your Right foot? Give your students these simple instructions – play it up to make it even more fun (I...

How to Get to Know Your Students Quickly

In Australia we have started school again for the year.  Because I teach in a senior college (years 10-12), we start the year a bit differently.  We had an orientation day last Thursday and classes started today.  I met all of my classes, and it looks like it will be...

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