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The 11th Commandment (for educators)

Thou shalt not feel guilty.

There will be times when you know you have done something wrong.  Instead of harbouring feelings of guilt, you have a couple of options: 96 more words

Inside Out

The perplexed horse in search of his place in the new paradigm

Right now I’m at a stage of going over the projects that I’ve been working on for the past thirty years and putting them together in a way that will hopefully allow me to aritculate better for colleagues what I have been trying to share.   317 more words

Global Education

We Have To Norm That...

We had a great norming session today for our teacher evaluation team. This has been an important monthly retreat for making sure the team is doing all they can to help our teachers on their journey of continuous improvement. 132 more words

Educational Leadership

Want to learn Arabic, Korean or Swahili? Talent Has No Borders #globaled #education #refugees #aussieED

“It really affirms that you are skilled, and that you have something to offer. Talent doesn’t have borders”

By Lin Taylor

LONDON, Jan 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As university students mill around a bright and airy study hall in London, Eiad Zinah converses in his native language Arabic with a female student from Germany. 646 more words

Global Education

These kids build tiny houses, chicken coops — and life skills via TED #education #skills #building #learning #lifeskills

A new curriculum makes design-build projects into a part of every student’s education. How can a well-designed home change someone’s life? During the 2014-2015 school year, some high school students in Berkeley, California, asked that question as they took on a big project: to build a pair of tiny houses.

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Our Classroom

Global Community: Don't Just Stand There!

It is said a global citizen is someone who identifies with being part of an emerging world community and whose actions contribute to building this community’s values and practices. 277 more words


"I Choose to Learn" and Other Initiatives

In addition to the work done with our scholars, The Starfish Foundation also works with adults and other members of the community through “The Parents School” and “I Choose to Learn”. 354 more words