Connecting educators interested in innovation
We have been approached by a number of teachers over the past few months to discuss the value of streaming students in ability groupings as a way of improving performance. There is also a big push amongst education unions to lower class sizes as a way of again improving performance of students. The…Continue
Added by Adrian Bertolini on October 12, 2012 at 13:06 — 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
I was at a teacher’s conference recently and I heard Helen Smith of Mater Christi College in Victoria share the following story. I thought it was quite inspiring, moving and indicative of the journey that teachers have taken and continue to take in practicing their craft.
Helen Smith – Mater Christi College
When I was a young teacher
I did as everyone else did.
I wrote worksheets by hand and
ran them off on a roneo or gestetner
Added by Adrian Bertolini on November 9, 2011 at 11:56 — No Comments