6 Lessons your child can learn from a shot put champion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0qjNgX70Fg&feature=share My ECA was Track and Field. Specifically I was in the shot put event. I spent about 6 years of my youth practicing this thing. Every Mon, Wed, Fri after school, and Saturday morning were the training. I resented belonging to this ECA, because the physical training was scarily taxing on me, the drills … Continue reading 6 Lessons your child can learn from a shot put champion

Why good old drilling is still irreplaceable for Maths mastery

I teach in a tertiary school that believes in a pedagogy that Maths should be learnt by Socratic question-and-answer, in other words, by thinking about the meaning behind mathematical patterns. When I started teaching using this methodology, I was truly fascinated by it. Because it is so revolutionary and refreshing - no more drilling and … Continue reading Why good old drilling is still irreplaceable for Maths mastery