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The Good, The Bad and The Frustrating

This week has had a bit of everything in it. Most teachers would find they have weeks like this. Let’s start off with…

The Good… 378 more words

Trust Your Inner Wisdom 

Dear Reader,

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both” – Robert Frost

Ever felt lost? Confused? Unsure of what the path should you choose ahead or which road should you take? 363 more words

Opinions

I'm Here and I'm Queer

There are not more gay people in our generation. There are more openly gay people in our generation. And goddamit, that’s SO important. Representation drives acceptance, and this is exactly what this article is about. 2,271 more words

Learning

Why reading is of benefit, professionally

In our modern digital society, the old-fashioned book is becoming more and more necessary. Our attention spans are shrinking and our patience runs thin. We spend most of our time wasting time and not utilising it. 592 more words

Career

False Dichotomies

Constructivism is a fad according to Steve Dinham in his new book Leading Learning and Teaching.

He cites Hattie’s meta-analysis that gives constructivism an effect size of 0.15 against an effect size of 0.59 for direct instruction. 260 more words

Visiting the New Tech Network

I recently returned to Sydney after two months of travelling through The United States, Canada and Mexico. During my time overseas I made the journey to the Napa Valley in California to visit the offices of the Newtech Network and gain some insight into where the Parramatta Marist High style of project-based learning was born. 869 more words

Education

Download Learning Games For Kids Free

Download learning games for kids free

Children’s songs, children’s videos, free flashcards, free worksheets, ABCs, and educational materials. Made by teachers for young learners. FREE EDUCATIONAL/LEARNING GAMES FOR KIDS – Can educational games be fun? 534 more words