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How to Depoliticise Infrastructure

Originally published in The Australian on 6th July 2015 and available to read here.

On November 29 last year a promise to tear up a contract to deliver the $8 billion East West Link saw voters in Victoria remove a first-term government for the first time in 60 years. 953 more words


Technology + Creativity

Trends from Cannes Lions 2015. Great overview with all the best campaigns included..

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Legends of Eisenwald leaves Early Access and now officially released

Introduced on Kickstarter back in May 2012, Legends of Eisenwald is now officially released! After spending some time on #Steam Early Access, the old-school # 358 more words

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Facilitative feedback

How we respond to students is so important, and our ‘default mode’ may not be the best way to support student learning. Ganske and Jocius (2013) found that many of the teacher-student discussions they observed followed the IRE formula: inquiry, response, evaluation. 137 more words

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Recommended resources

Kathy Ganske and Robin Jocius (2013) listed several fantastic outside resources to accompany their research report. They gave brief descriptions in their report; the notes here are my own about these resources. 261 more words

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Word detectives: Morphological problem-solving

Amanda Goodwin and Jennifer Perkins (2015) created a framework to incorporate morphological instruction “in the service of comprehension” (p. 512) into small-group guided reading lessons. Put differently, they taught students word-learning strategies in a way that was intrinsically connected to understanding the text, rather than only as an isolated skill.  232 more words

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