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Half a world away. VR helping to cross the cultural divide.

I live on the Isle of Man and this is going to be our year of going global and yet we aren’t ever going to leave our classroom. 929 more words

Teaching And Learning

"Little Ears:" The 2016 Election Results

Never do I recall teachers calming frightened students after an election. But that is what happened all day today in many, many schools.

Teachers reassured students from all kinds of families—some immigrants, some children of immigrants, their friends, their classmates, all while handling their own shock. 187 more words

Parents And Children

Know knows and unknown knowns

I have always wondered if it’s possible for students to teach themselves a modern foreign language.  My concern has always been that it would be so tricky for students to find their way around the complexities of language learning without becoming frustrated or despondent.   853 more words

Teaching And Learning

Forever Changes

Everything you always wanted to know about Curriculum Development but were afraid to ask…

If there is one current issue that would probably unite most teachers it’s that there’s too much change happening in education. 763 more words

General Rants And Raves

How do great educators stand out from the crowd?

There are some traits that I believe stand out above all in great educators and school leaders. These traits typify the ideal of having educators that are lifelong learners striving to be the very best that they can be and making a positive difference to students and the school community at large. 369 more words

Education Leadership

A Guide to Back to School Night

A magnificent teacher and a stimulating classroom–that’s what all parents want for their child and what all students deserve.

Yet when you go to Back to School Night, how do you look for evidence of these things?   201 more words

Parents And Children

ADE Institute 2016 - A Reflection

I’m writing this from seat 20D of my easy jet flight from Copenhagen after a fantastic 2 week family holiday in Denmark. I’m guessing most reflections have been written & read but family first and so 3 weeks after the event and with tunes from the ADE soundtrack blasting in my ear here are my reflections on a week of learning, laughter & friendship. 984 more words

Teaching And Learning