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Don’t clean the whiteboard

In the previous post, I talked about classroom archaeology: the concept that we leave behind evidence of the learning that goes on in our classroom for others to find, and since people will see this evidence whether we like it or not, we should leave some useful artefacts on purpose.
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Classroom archaeology

At the combined MERGA/AAMT conference in 2011, one of the keynote speakers was Matt Skoss, a high school maths teacher in the Northern Territory. I talk a lot about how much we at uni have to learn from schoolteachers and Matt was case in point: he had a lot of most excellent stuff to say. […]

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The Bare Drop-In Centre Walls

I took down all the posters in the Maths Drop-In Centre on Friday and the effect is startling.
 
(The reason I took them down is that the Drop-In Centre is moving to a new location in under two weeks and I needed to feel like I was doing something before the boxes arrive and we can […]

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