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Surviving my first virtual group work

The first time I saw Assignment 2 and realized how huge it was, I was a bit overwhelmed.  All the more when I attempted to start and failed to understand.  413 more words

Reflections Insights Realizations

Participatory Action

Giving Thanks –

For friends who mean it

For children one is blessed with

For abilities even if not always being allowed to share them… 91 more words


Let's RAP Bro. Respect!

A learner-centred lesson.

Many teachers claim to follow a learner-centred approach but what does a learner-centred approach actually mean in practice? I hope to show what it means by describing a lesson that contains, in my opinion, 12 key principles of a learner-centred lesson. 1,490 more words

Whole Person Learning

Getting Started with Structures

The backbone of cooperative learning is the structure that is in place. Just saying, “discuss with your group…” doesn’t work effectively until those structures are in place. 548 more words

Collaborative Learning

Using Tricider for Collaborative Learning

Recently, I have been introduced to this free online collaborative tool known as the Tricider. Like many other tools we are aware of, the tool is free and allows multiple parties to be online to share their opinions, though I believe the drawback for this is it only allows 20 at once. 211 more words

Good Practices & Innovative Ideas

2014 Captivate Strings Chamber Concert - St Finbar's Catholic Church Glenbrook

On Sunday November 9th 2014, our Captivate String Orchestra, Parramatta Marist High Chamber Orchestra and our Captivate Staff Chamber Orchestra performed works by Caccini, Bach, Purcell, Smetana, Dvorak to a very appreciative and sizable audience in the beautiful setting of St Finbar’s Catholic Church Glenbrook. 619 more words

Intrinsic Motivation