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The Best Professional Development Providers are the Educators You Already Employ

I know there’s debate concerning the distinction between “professional development” and “professional learning.” Many believe that “professional development” is outdated and that districts (on a macro scale) and educators (on a micro scale) must consider and employ “professional learning.” For the sake of brevity, I won’t get into the clarification between the two concepts in this post (I plan to discuss the distinction in a later post). 290 more words


Sixth Form - how we increased our numbers

A record number of our year 11 students signed up to our sixth form this September. Not only that, we’ve also attracted students from outside to come and study our A Level programme. 947 more words

Reflections on Reggio: Part 2

On my last day in Reggio Emilia, I listened to the father of an autistic boy speak about his family’s and his son’s educational experience and their dreams. 593 more words

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Reflections on Reggio: Part 1

In November 2016, I participated in a Next Frontier Inclusion Round Table Conversation in Genoa and Study Group in Reggio Emilia. On my desk, I have a notebook full of learnings and wonderings about inclusion and the Reggio Emilia approach to education. 370 more words

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A Simple Lesson From The All Blacks

A couple of weeks ago, the All Blacks thumped the Springboks 57 points to nil. The New Zealand All Blacks are world rugby’s perennially top ranked team. 668 more words

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