Eight Key School Design Recommendations

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2010-07-28
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  • 21st century learning, capacities, design, elementary school, learning, learning spaces, school, space, students
Recently in preparing to talk at the NSW Department of Education and Training Conference I thought about what would be necessary to think about if we are preparing young people for the 21st Century. One of the topics that came up for me was school architecture. I visited Rowellyn Park Primary recently and had a […]
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Student Engagement

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2010-07-20
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What gets students engaged in a topic? It is a constant question that many educational consultants get from teachers. The answer is both simple and complex at the same time! In some ways it is two questions – “how do I get the students interested and engaged in what we are covering” and “how do […]
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One Week to Change One Billion Lives

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2010-07-20
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His name is David Dixon. Her name is Chantelle Baxter. They are 25 years olds and co-founders of a non-profit organisation called Project Eight (http://projecteight.com.au/) . They are considered amongst the Brightest Young Minds in Australia (http://www.bym.com.au/home). Chantelle has just been asked to present TEDxYouth Conference in Perth. Remarkable people! For the last two years […]
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Ideas, Presentations and Fabulous Students

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2010-07-02
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It is the mid year school holidays and I finally have the chance after a week to sit down and to collect my thoughts and publish some of the fabulous technology and presentations I have seen just in the last week of working in schools. Perhaps the most special for me was the work I […]
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