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Creative Expression

This week, I created a PowToon video about connecting using social media.  The most difficult part of this assignment was coming up with an idea/story line.   329 more words

The Group Learning Space

It seems to me that at first glance group work can be seen as just another term for co-operative or collaborative learning. After a closer inspection I now realise that group work is often less structured than co-operative or collaborative learning and the danger in this is that some children just don’t like working in groups and are generally ‘shy’ so even if they have something to contribute, they don’t. 190 more words

Group Work

The problem-solution framework

A colleague, Celeste Young has just released a guide for adaptation practitioners: The problem solution framework: process guidance for adaptation practitioners. You can download it here:  298 more words

Climate Change

Do-it-yourself PLC

During convocation at the end of August our district administrators kept saying “we are a Community of Practice.” The phrase must  have been bandied about over a dozen times. 527 more words


Can an A-ha moment encourage member blogging?

No I’m not talking about the 80’s Norwegian band.  But the moment when members of a community start to believe that you do not need to be an expert to write a blog. 303 more words

Communities Of Practice

The Group Learning Space: There's more to it than you think!

How many times have you, or heard a teacher say, “We will be working in groups for this activity,” before students rush to find their best friends to work with? 625 more words


September Status Update

A New Direction

The way forward for my PhD research has become a bit clearer. I mentioned in my last post that I’ve moved away from the idea of doing educational design research to produce a community of practice where community members can share their intercultural experiences. 639 more words

Intercultural Understanding