Browsing by publisher "BRIDGE"

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  • Alternative Approaches to School Discipline 

    Nkabule, T. (Thabisile) (BRIDGE, 2014-09)
    Presentation given by Thabisile Nkabule at a Teachers Upfront Seminar held in September 2014. In this presentation, Thabisile looks at the five alternative approaches she experienced while she was a novice teacher.

  • Building an Inclusive Classroom 

    Not available (BRIDGE, 2016-09)
    There is an increasing awareness that while the structures and struggles of wider society impact the classroom, society is also formed in the classroom. Teachers have an invaluable role to play in increasing inclusivity, ...

  • Creativity in the Classroom: Promoting Divergent Thinking 

    Herbert, A. (Amelia) (BRIDGE, 2016-07)
    Many of our current students will work in jobs or pursue careers that don’t yet exist. Simply learning a specific skill set or a body of discrete facts will not equip them to be adaptable, innovative, entrepreneurial. ...

  • Cultivating Creativity in the Classroom: 10 Tips & Techniques 

    Not available (BRIDGE, 2016-09)
    The following resource may be used by educators to foster creativity and divergent thinking in the classroom. The document includes a discussion on the importance of creativity in schools as well as 10 innovative approaches ...

  • Debate as Enrichment: With Special Focus on the Gifted Child 

    Not available (BRIDGE, 2016-07)
    This presentation focuses on gifted learners from the perspective of inclusive education in South Africa. It defines “giftedness”, and talks about the challenges and benefits of extending education to gifted learners.

  • Debating in Schools: The Benefits of Debating in the Classroom 

    Nepal, V. (Vashti) (BRIDGE, 2016-09)
    The following document details 1 of 7 innovative ideas as shared by Vashti Nepal, a participant of the Axis Education Forum 2016. Here, you will find: information on the benefits of debate in schools and resources to help ...

  • The ECD Quality Reflection Tool 

    Not available (BRIDGE, 2016)
    The ECD (early childhood development) Quality Reflection Tool is a self-reflection tool aimed at helping practitioners explore different aspects of quality in ECD in relation to their own experience. The tool is organised ...

  • Growth Mindset 

    Not available (BRIDGE, 2016-09)
    The ways in which teachers praise and encourage students has been proven to have a substantial effect on their learning and growth. This document takes a look at the concept of “growth mindsets” and how the cultivation of ...

  • Implementing Inclusive Education Partnering with Parents 

    Fourie, J. (Jean) (BRIDGE, 2014-03)
    Jean Fourie from the University of Johannesburg looks at strategies in developing effective family-school partnerships. Presentation was given at a Teachers Upfront Seminar held in March 2014.

  • Improving Attention and Focus of Learners 

    Adams, R. (Rubin) (BRIDGE, 2015-07)
    Rubin Adams presented on improving concentration and focus in children who battle with classroom learning as part of a differentiation strategy at the SAESC National Meeting. The presentation includes activities that help ...

  • Inclusive Education: A Systematic Perspective 

    Costa, H. (Hester) (BRIDGE, 2014-02)
    Dr Hester Costa’s presentation entitled “Inclusive Education: A systemic Perspective” was given at a Teachers Upfront Seminar held in March 2014 and focuses on the South African government's efforts to create a more inclusive ...

  • Making Meaning and Metacognition 

    Hilarides, L. (Lucy); Colen, E. (Elizabeth) (BRIDGE, 2016-07)
    This presentation guides educators and helps learners become more aware of, and analyze their own thinking or learning process. It encourages higher student engagement and increases agency and self-efficacy of learners.

  • Mentoring for Pre-Service Teachers 

    Marriott, C. (Charles) (BRIDGE, 2016-10)
    Charles Marriott presents on the benefits of mentoring and coaching, discussing the main characteristics of an effective approach as well as some of the practical and logistical aspects of implementing a mentorship program.

  • Mentorship as Facilitation of Self-Directed Learning 

    Prins, H. (Hanno) (BRIDGE, 2016-07)
    In this presentation, Dr Hanno Prins shares the mentoring model used at Lebone College. He argues that mentoring is a facilitation of Self-Directed Learning.

  • Mentorship in Teacher Development 

    Not available (BRIDGE, 2016-11)
    The importance of using mentorship and induction models in schooling is increasingly being recognised as an essential element in the professional development of teachers. This Resource brings together information shared ...

  • Metacognition: Thinking about One's Thinking 

    Not available (BRIDGE, 2016-09)
    This strategy guide may be used by educators to improve metacognition in their classrooms. It includes:a definition of metacognition, a brief discussion of its importance for learners and 7 strategies to help learners ...

  • Online Learning in the 21st Century Classroom 

    Not available (BRIDGE, 2016-09)
    The following document details 1 of 7 innovative ideas as shared by Arlene, a participant of the Axis Education Forum 2016. Here, you will find: a) A brief discussion of education in the 21st century b) Tools and strategies ...

  • Overview of National Integrated Policy for Early Childhood Development 2016 

    Le Mottee, S. (Sherri) (BRIDGE, 2016)
    This document provides an overview of the National Integrated Policy for Early Childhood Development. The policy was approved by cabinet in December 2015 and represents a political commitment by the GRSA to make ECD ...

  • Parental Involvement in Homework: Does the Socio-Economic Factor Matter? 

    Ndebele, M. (Mishek) (BRIDGE, 2015-05)
    A presentation by Dr Misheck Ndebele at the Teachers Upfront Seminar on Parents as Partners in the Classroom.

  • Parents as Partners in the Classroom: Why does it make a Difference? 

    du Preez, T. (Tinus) (BRIDGE, 2015-05)
    A presentation by Tinus du Preez at the Teachers Upfront Seminar on Parents as Partners in the Classroom and ways teachers can encourage and increase their engagement in students' learning.