Dear All,In order to promote Professional Development in the region, my suggestion would be for us all to be familiar with some well-known Virtual Learning Platform such as Moodle and then we would be able to mount Professional Development courses virtually for all of us in the Caribbean.There is a free course on Moodle Basics for teachers which has just statred and this may be an opportunity to jump on board. It is only four weeks long but it will open a host of possibilities for us.…See More
This group aims to explore ways in which teachers in the ITEN region can improve their qualifications, teacher quality, and maintain their teaching excellence. We have a webinar next week with education specialist, Mary Burns, where she will show how teacher professional development efforts across the globe (from superstar nations like Singapore, Japan and Shanghai) to “stars” like Boston Public Schools to nations like Georgia and Ecuador that are pushing to improve teacher quality and teacher…See More
Join us on Thursday, January 11th at 12:00pm (Washington DC time) at the #ITENwebinar Fostering Communications in the Mathematics Classroom by Samantha Porter, Mathematics Education lecturer, the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College at the Division of Teacher Education.This webinar will provide teachers with creative examples of how to foster communication in the teaching of Mathematics. Students are expected to use mathematical language appropriately when communicating mathematical…See More
"I would look at Scratch (scratch.mit.edu) and some games that the scratchers have developed for starters snyway. Python is also a good one and there are great courses offered by Rice That go into game development.
Hope that helps."
Taught for many years at Presentation College, San Fernando before going to UWI St Augustine and then Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and then University College of the Cayman islands. Spent five years as Head of the University of the West Indies, Open Campus (cayman) before retiring. Still active in Education-Mathematics and Education courses.