We are the Weather Makers

This term we're doing a minor unit on climate change. The main resource we're using is a revised version of Tim Flannery's book, "The Weather Makers." He has rewritten it for young adults and titled it "We are the Weather Makers". It is aimed squarely at those who will be…

Is teaching to the test cheating?

Thankfully we don't have standardized tests in NZ yet, although there have been mutters from some in politics that they should be introduced here. It is usually condemned as the opposite of relevant and 'real' teaching, so I was interested to read these comments from Walt Gardner, writing in the…