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A different approach?

I thought I’d try something a little bit different in regards to a practical assessment. I wondered what it would be like to have my students choose what skills they would prefer to be assessed on, instead of me giving them specific instructions. I have yet to mark the results but I really wanted to …

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My Presentation at Schoolscape Premier (March 2022)

I had the privilege of being a speaker again at  the Schoolscape Premier conference this year where I presented briefly on the application called Canva. It was a live stream while I was running on battery during load-shedding! Anyway, Canva is a fantastic application and the premium features are free for education.  Canva will let …

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SIERRA : The Grade 11 CAT Notebook is here!

The next notebook, after TRINITY, is here! The CAT Grade 11 Digital Notebook is a OneNote notebook that can be used by students and/or teachers who are interested in doing CAT…differently. The idea for creating a notebook such as this was based on the following principles: Learners become responsible for their own learning The teacher …

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Let’s talk about Computer Applications Technology

Register here to be a part of an unofficial discussion on the present state of the subject of Computer Applications Technology in South Africa and where we, as teachers, believe the subject should be headed in the future. This will be an open discussion for all CAT, IT, ICT and related subject teachers to participate …

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Welcome to Computer Applications Technology

For your new Grade 10 classes starting CAT this term, here is summarised version — from my “Why choose CAT?” presentation — of what Computer Applications Technology is about. It is to ensure that your students are aware of the journey that lies before them and what they will be learning. It is a PowerPoint …

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