Category: 2013 posts

Switching Off

It is the holidays here in Australia. Six glorious weeks of sun, summer and Christmas makes for a very relaxing time. As the term wound down last week I went to meet several of the teachers who have this year, been involved in the Sydney TeachMeet movement, for two TeachMeetEatUps! A chance to unwind, chat,
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A new way of testing

I was lucky enough to take part in a workshop run by Alan November this week. As always his ideas were useful and thought provoking. One of the most interesting ones was about testing in the classroom. Or more specifically about taking tests in three rounds, so that the assessment task becomes a springboard into
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The International Conference on Creativity and Academic Excellence

I along with two Year 6 students Charlotte and Michelle, presented this week during the first day of The International Conference on Creativity and Academic Excellence which is being held over two days at Knox Grammar. We all enjoyed listening to interesting keynotes and attending break out sessions. Our presentation was titled ‘Connecting classrooms around
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