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"Yes, but is it important to the kids?" asked my wife, when I showed her the latest map of where schools are located that participate in the Writers' Club. The answer is yes... and no.
I currently look over two communities where the participants are students from schools in different countries - The Writers' Club and…Continue
Added by Rob Sbaglia on February 26, 2012 at 10:02 — No Comments
I find it interesting and disheartening that the Australian media pick snippets of the Gonski Review like vultures and highlight and tear those out-of-context elements such that the public debate issues that actually are not worth debating. What I thought I would do is go through and give you my snapshot of the 41 Recommendations and 26 Findings so you can get a sense of the report.
Here are the essential elements of the report
Added by Adrian Bertolini on February 21, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments
For those of you who are new to this blog, we spend a lot of time working with teachers and schools at the fore-front of shifting their school learning culture and their pedagogy. This week we had an revealing experience with one of the schools we are working with. It is early days in this school and the individual is receiving push back by internal (students, certain staff, etc) and external forces (e.g. parents). By the way this is normal as schools' shift their practice and habits. I…Continue
Added by Adrian Bertolini on February 20, 2012 at 13:46 — No Comments
In 2012, I am documenting how I link computer science into my Indonesian Language classes.
My blog can be accessed at http://cs4lote.blogspot.com.au/
Added by Michelle Heintze on February 15, 2012 at 20:42 — No Comments
The following is an except from my book Exceptional that will be published later this year. For those of you who are first time readers - welcome. For those of you who are constant readers - welcome back for 2012!
Everyone has an opinion about education. I do. You do. Kids do. Parents do. Grandparents do. Teachers do. Politicians do. The media…Continue
I am a secondary teacher and in the last few years have taught predominantly senior students. Due to a small year 11 group moving through our school, subjects are combined for year 11 and 12 classes. This has left gaps in my timetable. In 2012, I shall be teaching two prep/one classes and a grade 4/5 class ICT. (Information and Communications Technology ie Computers and technology)
The question that my principal posed to me when I…