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Mindfulness - The Beginning of My New Journey

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about using mindfulness in the classroom and as a personal stress-busting tool for teachers. In that post I mentioned how I wanted to look into training, and last week I had my first mindfulness training session! 1,076 more words

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Halloween Science Fun

With Halloween only a few weeks away, now is the perfect time to start planning some fun Halloween-themed science activities!

Many that you see across the internet seem to aimed at younger children, but don’t underestimate the joy that simple, fun activities can hold for students of all ages. 384 more words

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What Are Assessments For, Really?

The second part of the article ‘Reform and the Senior Secondary School‘, from Teachermagazine.com.au, has got me thinking about assessment.

What do we really use assessments for? 645 more words

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Competency-Based Education

I recently read an article over at Teachermagazine.com.au called ‘Reform and the Senior Secondary School‘. The first section of the article got me into a discussion with my husband about aged-based schooling. 639 more words

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New Experience #40: A School Reunion

So, in the interest of catching up, here’s a new experience from August. More recent events coming soon, really.

My dad still meets his high school classmates for ( 160 more words

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unplugging a flipped classroom

The always-excellent Faculty Focus has been running a series on techniques for developing and running flipped classrooms. I’ve been reading them with interest, because – as some of you might remember – I’ve ‘flipped’ some (but not all) of my own teaching sessions. 406 more words


Meet the Teacher - Nate

After graduating a Bachelor of Science with majors in Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Nate began his high school science teaching journey with a Graduate Diploma of Education. 1,285 more words

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