Category: May 2013

#ukedtravels- day 2

Day two saw @jjash and myself visit two schools in Blackpool. Both of which are using technology in interesting ways with their students. This was followed by a talk fest dinner with @deputymitchell and @cheriseduxsbury. As I walked around the school buildings I was struck at how familiar it all looked and how at home
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#ukedtravels – Day 1

Why are schools printing so much? It was this question that aroused my interest yesterday as I made my first school stop. It was one that resonated with me, since last term we resisted printing our students work as much as possible during our unit Can I make a difference to my environment? I am
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A UK road trip

This time last year I applied for a NGS teacher’s scholarship specifically to travel to the UK so that I could visit schools who are successfully blogging with their students. I was not successful in my application, unfortunately I did not receive the $5000 travel grant but being a runner up I did get a
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Inquiry learning in Year 6

My school has taken the first steps towards becoming a PYP school this year. The PYP journey will be a lengthy and perhaps even a rocky one. This together with the implementation of the new Australian Curriculum will see many changes both for teachers and students in the next few years. This term we began
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