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Digital literacy and the Australian Curriculum at my school

Reflection and forum discussion – Topic 3

Digital literacy refers to the ability to use electronic information in a proficient way and to use this information to construct knowledge. 547 more words

ELT504 Teacher Librarian As Leader

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