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Visible Learning (Part 1)

Why do we need this conversation?

  • There are many strategies that were being shared that can be offered to students. But which one is good? Don’t know which one that works.
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Studio 3

In order for students to be successful in an environment where they are empowered with their own learning choices, they need to have the skills to be successful. 485 more words


The boards are down

This is a follow on from my previous post titled ‘Student Agency in Grade 2’ where I tried to establish what agency was and what it looked like in a grade 2 classroom. 776 more words


From Followers to Learners

In my teacher preparation program we were taught to comply with “best practice” for lesson planning as determined by the public sector of education.  This meant extensive lesson plans created to ensure preparation by the teacher to engage students in learning specified content. 577 more words


How do People Organize Themselves?

Did you know that a group of cows is called a herd? What about a group of mountains? It’s called a range!

How about a group of dolphins or fish? 537 more words

2nd Grade

The New Work Order: How work in Australia as we know it today is changing and why we need to teach enterprise skills

Post written by Kirsten Chapman.

Late last year, I was fortunate enough to attend the Foundation for Young Australians New Work Order Masterclass series and what an eye opener it was! 1,674 more words


#InnovationInEducation: Challenge the Status Quo*

My student stood agog: “Wow, you type so fast! How do you do that?” I looked down at my keyboard and then back at my student. 716 more words