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Version Control

Many years ago I remember hearing about a teacher in NSW who found out o f the day of the HSC English Exam that the School had taught the wrong compulsory text! 246 more words

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Instructional Coaching for Equity: Starting the School Year Right

At the National Equity Project, we believe that equity-focused instructional coaching begins with developing a caring and meaningful learning partnership between the coach and teacher. Bringing a genuine curiosity about who this teacher is – as an educator and as a human being – helps us actively get to know what she values and needs most to do her best work on behalf of every student. 530 more words

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People learn best when...

I am currently completing an online course called ‘Leaders of Learning’. It is a free course delivered by an organisation called EdX – find their website… 669 more words

Teaching And Learning

The Sum of McLeod's Seven Key Components

McLeod finishes his post by asking “What did I miss here? What would you revise or add to this list? Most importantly, how well is your school organization doing at paying attention to these 7 key components of future learning environments?” 222 more words

Why teacher evaluation is failing kids. A snarky monologue by my inner ‘reformer’.

A classroom observation by an administrator usually comes at an opportune time. Undoubtedly the teacher is deftly representing the breadth and depth of their skill in that 45 minute period of time (because aren’t they always?). 618 more words


Goal-Setting for Principals

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. ”  – Tony Robbins.

 School improvement is not brought about by chance.   423 more words

Continuous Improvement - doing better

I was encouraged a few years ago to read a book titled “Better” by Atul Gawanda.  Atul is a highly regarded surgeon and the book is primarily about seeking to improve performance in the field of medicine. 243 more words

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