A Partridge in a Pear Tree Year

October 5, 2017

Embed from Getty Images Perching in the HookED 2017 Pear Tree 2017 is proving to be a great year for progress in the classroom based use of SOLO Taxonomy. Work has taken me to schools across New Zealand and Australia, and to Denmark and Tonga. My efforts to create meaning with others has resulted in […]

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SOLO Hexagons iPad App

June 19, 2017

Dead chuffed to announce that SOLO Hexagons has just been released on the Apple iPad Store. Love the versatility in new SOLO Hexagons App – the team at CactusLab has developed earlier work by Dave Carpenter and have captured that “sandpit pedagogy” feel that makes SOLO Hexagons such a flexible strategy for shifting students from […]

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HookED Question Generator iPad App

July 1, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Learning how to ask questions has never been more important. Teachers and students can use the HookED Question Generator app to learn how to ask the questions that matter most. Using SOLO Taxonomy as a framework, this app generates questions to bring in ideas (to build surface understanding); questions to connect […]

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Best ever introduction of SOLO HOT Maps to teachers

July 13, 2012

I loved this “treasure hunt with iPad” approach to introducing the SOLO HOT Maps to teachers from @DVP_Learning – EV Teaching and Learning: HOT SOLO Maps, iPads and a treasure hunt! via kwout The use of the Explain Everything iPad App was new to me – I will certainly be suggesting NZ teachers using iPads […]

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