To create the best learning environment for students, schools need to have a curriculum mapping system in place to collect exactly what teachers are detailing for their curriculum related objectives, such as content descriptors for Australian and the Victorian curricula, or outcomes and content within the NSW Syllabus.
The best digital teacher planning tool is now even better! iUgo’s Weekly Planner and Filebox have always been teacher favourites. But they have just received numerous visual upgrades and a bunch of enhancements to make teacher planning even easier.
Writing a teaching plan is like no other kind of plan. iUgo was purposely created to make curriculum and teacher planning easier.
This is the final blog in our three-part series on teacher planning. It brings together all the aspects of planning to determine exactly what you are going to teach, when. Discover how to make this really easy within your wider school timetable, no matter what level or subject you teach.
This is the second in a three-part series on how to use iUgo to be more effective with your teacher planning. Having covered Long Term Planning, here we drill down into how to translate those goals into actionable unit plans (programs) for subject or learning areas, and save a whole lot of time as you do so.
Effectively planning how you use your time is not just a priority – it’s a necessity. In this new blog series we look at the three main areas of creating lesson and curriculum plans. Here we launch with long-term planning – also referred to as ‘scope and sequence’ planning.
All teachers know how easy it is to go down the rabbit hole while searching for classroom content. Rachelle Haslegrave of Tarras School was well acquainted with google search and had a growing pile list of subscriptions. That was until Teachables launched in 2020.
Previously, Year 7 and 8 teacher Andrew Boaz of Rolleston School would have multiple folders to shift through depending on the curriculum area, and files that needed uploaded, downloaded and then filed. Then Andrew tried the iUgo Planner and it all changed.
Specialist Classroom Teacher at Whanganui High School, Jo Ander, was on the constant lookout for digital tools that could support her team’s planning. Once she discovered iUgo, she jumped straight into a 30-day trial of iUgo and didn’t look back.
One click, and I’m there, says Mataura School primary teacher and iUgo user Shona Willis. A Year 2 and 3 teacher, Shona says her planning is now so much quicker and easier with the digital planning tool, iUgo, as it halves the time she spends.
Deputy Principal at Elm Grove School in Dunedin, Grant Peacock, tried many different online planning solutions. Google docs, international software and word – he grew tired of starting from scratch over and over again. Then he found iUgo and his planning got easier.
Sue Huntleigh-Smith was ready to move on from paper planning. A lack of space and a never-ending paper trail were holding her back from reaching goals. Luckily she heard her colleagues singing iUgo’s praises in the lunch room, so she started her trial and hasn’t looked back.
Anne-Marie McDougall of Mercury Bay school first discovered iUgo in a weekly newsletter from Essential Resources. Fully aware of our wide range of high-quality teaching resources, she signed up for a 30 day free trial right away and never looked back.
Wayne Widdowson of Henderson Primary School in Auckland knows that one of the keys to teaching success is learning how to organise your day. Since he found iUgo his planning has become easy, structured and saves him tons of time to be able to do other teaching tasks.
The team at St Patricks, Invercargill, were looking to shift away from paper planning back in 2015. Nathan Collie was the first to discover iUgo and learnt how to effectively plan online. Since then, the whole teaching team have signed up to iUgo
Finding the resources you need and having them spread out across print books and various digital platforms takes a lot of time. Helen Quirke of Greerton Village School found a way to reduce the time she spends searching for resources when she found iUgo Teachables.
I teach children aged between 5-and-a-half and seven-and-a-half years old. During the years I have developed different activities I use in the classroom to keep the children engaged and motivated during the day while learning and having fun.
A common question that comes up with many teachers when they are about to implement a new program is how it will connect with an existing suite of programs.
We asked in-house teacher and marketing guru Bridget Higham, to tell us about her time in the classroom. What she loved, what was has changed and ways to keep that work-life balance in check.
Planning can be overwhelming and time consuming, often spread across multiple documents, in multiple places.