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The Curriculum as a Group Learning Space.

The Australian Curriculum provides its teachers with a foundation to follow in order to educate the necessary skills and learning outcomes for all students. The Australian Curriculum keeps the teaching cohort up-to-date with the expertise needed and permits teachers to work together towards a common goal in building our students into successful life long learners. 77 more words

Pre-service Teacher

Setting an example for your students

As a teacher you can model the ethical use of technology to your students across the year levels. Your online identity is an opportunity for teachers to share information with students, parents and prospective employees. 1,374 more words


Stuff Happens

Four boys, four stories, four great Australian writers in an important new series

Stuff happens sometimes.
Everyday stuff. At school, at home, with sport, with mates. 694 more words

New Books

Beyond Borders: perspective, empathy, and the refugee experience

In planning the implementation of the new NSW English Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum last year, our faculty program writing team decided that we needed a unit for Year 9 with a focus on the concept of “perspective”, particularly to develop our students’ sense of empathy. 1,189 more words

Class Blogging

musings on assessment: Part 1

Before I became a teacher, my understanding of assessment and grades was based solely on, unsurprisingly, my experience as a student.

I mostly got As – because I tried hard, because I was good at it, because I had a lot of help from my parents. 1,656 more words

Critical Reflection

Exploring Integrated Units

Exploring Integrated Units.

I have been witness to much discussion of late across various  school sites that I have visited regarding the difficulty of integrating math and science using an inquiry approach.   560 more words

Inquiry-based Learning