One of the joys of my job is that I get to spend time in other classrooms besides my own. Last week one of my visits was to Year 3. At my school Year 3 is the first year of laptops. In the infants department they had access to an iPad so for many a
Category: May 2014
I spent Saturday in Sydney City at a TeachMeet strategy meeting, working with an amazing group of educators to reflect, plan and strategise on the phenomenon that is TeachMeet. Matt Esterman has already written a fabulous post which clearly describes what we did and how it worked which you can read here. So I won’t
My school’s homework policy is designed to ensure students only complete tasks that are meaningful, for the purposes of reinforcing classroom learning and building connections with home. This term Year 6 are once again completing Passion Projects. These projects are designed to be completed during the term, thus introducing them to tasks that take time.