PEP Performance Tasks

The Performance Tasks will be administered in grades 4, 5 and 6 and will require students to use a variety of skills to complete a task. It will be administered and marked at selected times during the school year by class teachers. Students will be required to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and strategies by creatingContinue reading “PEP Performance Tasks”

The 4 C’s of Education

The 21st Century Skills our Children NEED for Success. How can each stakeholder assist students develop the 4Cs? Communication Collaboration Critical Thinking Creativity Our students’ future will most likely look quite different from our past. If we want them to be successful after graduation it is critical that we help them develop the skills theyContinue reading “The 4 C’s of Education”

Primary Exit Profile (PEP)

What is the Primary Exit Profile? The Primary Exit Profile (PEP) is a series of assessments that has replaced the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT). The assessment instruments are designed to ascertain student’s performance through demonstration of 21st Century Skills aligned to the National Standards Curriculum (NSC) PEP will assess students’ knowledge in addition toContinue reading “Primary Exit Profile (PEP)”

Game-Based and Interactive Learning

What is game-based teaching and learning? The concept of game-based teaching and learning is really simple and to the point: Game-based Teaching and Learning is a fun way of teaching and learning. This allows both the teacher and the students to enjoy themselves while the process of learning takes place. There are many features ofContinue reading “Game-Based and Interactive Learning”

The Importance of Game-Based Learning

Meeting the Educational NEEDS of every child at ALL levels; Gives our children the Power Dream Big. The Jamaican Education Slogan “Every Child can Learn, Every Child Must Learn” provides the avenue needed for the dreaming process to begin. Measures have been put in place to ensure that the necessary actions are taken through theContinue reading “The Importance of Game-Based Learning”

Game-Based Learning

It is indeed a proven fact that children learn best through play, especially those at the Early childhood and Primary/Elementary levels. The aim of every parent and educator should be to capitalize on this valuable medium of learning in ensuring that our children realize their true potential. We should do all we can, to provideContinue reading “Game-Based Learning”

My Educational Philosophy

All learners/children are endowed with the capabilities, gifts, and talents to develop spiritually, emotionally, socially, mentally and physically to fulfill their divinely determined purpose in life. • I BELIEVE that all children are unique and have the God given right to develop their full potential academically, emotionally and spiritually; and seek furnish my students with theContinue reading “My Educational Philosophy”

My Background & Experience

Welcome to PEP Game-Based Learning! We are going to have a wonderful time teaching and learning. PEP Game-Based Learning is a guide for parents and early childhood Educators (principal, administrator, teachers, care givers) in the use of games in the teaching and learning process. The ideas given are meant to complement activities identified in respectiveContinue reading “My Background & Experience”