July 26, 2018

After hearing of Professor Guy Claxton's very-unofficial new title of Sir Guy Claxton, Kath Murdoch is now joking that she would like to be known as Lady Kath Murdoch. It is a title fitting for a presenter so incredibly inspiring, passionate and approachable about her work in inquiry-based education, that here at Lancewood Education we're happy to roll with it!

Thank you Kath for your work with us, you are a marvel and we look forward to seeing you back here in the future. Also, thank you so much...

August 10, 2017

Another fabulous day with Gail Loane and a bunch of keen teachers from early primary through to secondary. So much covered with such passion and depth from Gail; there's always something new to learn, even after hearing Gail four times now!

A few gems from this time round-

The teacher must show a love and passion for writing to inspire this in the children. 

Draft writing books - as a record of progress + teacher progress. Use what is happening in kids’ books as the data/evidence. Look for problems/habi...

September 1, 2015

Professor Guy Claxton (UK) of 'Building Learning Power' fame will be visiting New Zealand in March 2016. Lancewood Education (Nelson) is working in partnership with The Learning Network (Auckland) to bring Guy to Nelson on Friday 11th March for a full day course.

 

Below is an introductory clip where Prof. Guy Claxton talks about the concept of Building Learning Power, with just a few changes to your teaching practice that support the philosophical reasoning of why many of us got into teaching in the f...

September 1, 2015

Ten hardy teachers came from far and wide across the Nelson region last Wednesday to attend Charlotte WIlkinson's course, 'Numbers and The Number System: Place Value - the full story'.

 

 

 

Beginning with a quick overview on the history of numbers, explaining how Roman numerals soon became inefficient, the introduction of decimals by a European minister of finance (surprise, surprise), and how different countries incorporate place value into their language, it soon became apparent just how much we are e...

May 25, 2015

With much excitement I'm pleased to announce two upcoming courses that will be running in Nelson in Term 3, 2015-

 

Charlotte Wilkinson writes for Pearson Mathematics and is the name you will see on the front cover of their text books. Charlotte also produces a series of math resources under her own brand 'The Wilkie Way'; these will be available for sale at the courses.

Charlotte will be running two courses: Numbers and The Number System: Place Value - the full story (Wednesday 26th 3:30-5:30pm), and F...

May 3, 2015

After years of thought and months of research I am very proud to present to you Lancewood Education. Lancewood Education is looking forward to working with inspiring educators and researchers to bring the latest in quality teaching practices and pedagogy to schools in our region, thus ensuring our children continue to be inspired to learn and be the best they can be!

 

Lancewood Education has been working with principals across a number of schools in Nelson to work out strategies to best implement...

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