Transforming learning through global collaboration
As I am writing this post it is currently forecasted to be the hottest day on record in Adelaide. It is again that time of the year when Australian teachers and students are making the most of their last week of holidays by heading down to the beach and trying to keep cool. It is also a good time to plan for the new term and reflect on how far we have come over the past twelve months. A year ago, my summer recess was again coming to an end and I started to ask myself a few questions about…Continue
Posted on January 17, 2014 at 4:43pm — 1 Comment
Let’s Get Connected!
by Dorothy Suskind and Avylon Magarey
It can be a little bit lonely being a teacher even in a classroom full of students and a staff room full of colleagues. At times we need to look beyond our own environments for new innovations, creative ideas and connections.
Professional development has always played an important role in…Continue
Posted on September 30, 2013 at 7:27pm — 1 Comment
As an art and design teacher I am always endeavoring to inspire my students by showing them a variety of visual ideas and forms. The idea of an RSS feeder is to pull information towards us and to curate it efficiently and effectively. I initially just used an RSS feeder to keep up with education news and developments but have now integrated pull learning successfully in the Visual Arts classroom. The following two tools are not your traditional RSS feeders but do successfully integrate pull…Continue
Posted on September 1, 2013 at 11:49pm — 1 Comment