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Why do I want to teach...

I suppose there are two parts to this really. What initially made me want to become a teacher, and what drives me now to still maintain that aspiration. 517 more words

The Power of the Blog

My last post was about how teachers don’t have enough time to do everything we need to do, so it may seem like producing a classroom website is just adding work to an already overloaded schedule. 1,071 more words

Secondary Education

On minister of education

Speaking of the new ministers, it is fascinating seeing how quickly we choose to forget just about anything. Many of the appointed ministers were criticised not for any other reasons than their paper qualifications in the area they were appointed to lead. 690 more words


Experiences from the lab have helped me tutor

The dark days before tutoring…

I began tutoring after completing my PhD in Chemistry. Up until this point the majority of my time had been spent locked away in a dimly lit laboratory battling to synthesise an anti-malaria drug molecule. 557 more words

Lucy Cawkwell


As a musician, I was always slightly embarrassed to admit I had never been to Nashville, Tennessee. Maybe not as shameful as admitting to never having been to New York City (who, me?) but I had just never had the opportunity to visit. 558 more words

Music Education

'Click bait’ hijacks the real story about technology in Australian schools

from Jane Hunter

A recent education report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said, among many other things, young people first “need to be equipped with basic literacy and numeracy skills so they can participate fully in the hyper-connected, digitized society of the 21st Century”. 1,630 more words

Primary Education

RJHS "Year of the Top 30" Project

This is a school-wide, interdisciplinary program to unite the community in answering these questions: “What does it mean to be American? What does every American need to know? 616 more words