The New South Wales Higher School Certificate syllabus has been given a radical overhaul for the first time in 16 years, with a renewed focus on “rigour, thoroughness and depth” in classic learning areas and major changes in year 12 science and history teaching. 93 more words
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Year 12 has long been placed on a pedestal as the gateway to tertiary education and the promises of careers and development that go with it. 56 more words
I haven’t posted in a while now. Partly this is because school has kept me immensely busy, but it’s also partly down to the fact that my mood has been a little like a rollercoaster lately and I just haven’t had the energy or good-will required to write about teaching alongside doing it. 772 more words
1. It teaches my students the things that I can’t.
Thanks to TED, you literally have the top mentors in the world at your fingertips. In English, we are learning about how our relationships with others impact our identity? 796 more words
Book Reports area common sight, still, in many classrooms, including secondary classes. They’re easy to implement, for both whole-class reading, but also for the increase in small-group or individual book choice selections. 576 more words