Category: November 2013

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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Classroom pain points

This term’s inquiry unit is essentially a classroom redesign. The inspiration for this came this blog post and video. We knew that it was in the pipeline to review and to update (for real) our current learning spaces. Although only built twelve years ago there is so much about them that feels outdated, with the
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Visiting other classrooms

Last week I was lucky enough to visit three other schools. It is such a joy and privilege to be able to do this. As teachers we spend our days surrounded by students, usually just in our classrooms. Days spent hopefully, by us teaching and our students learning. Although perhaps that should read, with us
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