Four stages to Insight

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2010-10-28
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  • 21st century learning, future of education, inquiry, inquiry based learning, inquiry learning, insight, intuyu, intuyu consulting, pedagogy, primary, reflection, school, schools, secondary, teaching, thinking
Have you ever had an “ah-ha” moment? Archimedes did, apparently, when he stepped into his bath and noticed that the bath level rose by the volume displaced by the volume of his body. Archimedes yelled “??????!” (or Eureka which is Greek for “I have found it!”) before he went running through the streets half-naked excited […]
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7 Fantastic Free Social Media Tools for Teachers

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2010-10-19
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  • brain development, learning, mashable, neuroscience, primary, school, sciencedaily, secondary, social media, the age, useful, websites
I thought I would do a very quick posting this week and point you to a range of useful articles I have recently found 1. 7 Fantastic Free Social Media Tools for Teachers If you haven’t registered yourself on Mashable.com then do so. It is a great way to keep up to date on the […]
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How High Schools become Exemplary

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2010-10-07
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  • 21st century learning, coaching, education, exemplary high schools, high school, professional development, school, speed of trust, stephen covey
I just finished scanning through a fascinating report that I think is worthwhile reading by Secondary School teachers and administrators about “How High Schools become Exemplary”. Now while it is focussed in the United States (and I actually don’t think too much of their educational school structure … and that’s a loooong story there) I […]
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Update from 2010 July NSW Education Conference

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2010-10-06
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You may remember I shared briefly in the last blog post (which was August!) that I had been a key note speaker at the NSW Engaging Learners Through Innovative Practice Conference in July. I had promised you at that time to update you on the presentations from that conference. You can download them directly from […]
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