Avoiding Shotgun Learning

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2013-01-31
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  • Australian Curriculum, key, learning, understandings
Quite often, developing powerful and meaningful key understandings is an area that teachers struggle with as they create and plan authentic rich task units. This is a critical step that many teachers can gloss over in planning but can make a profound difference to having clear, powerful units that provide great learning opportunities. What we […]
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Team Teaching and Project-Based Learning

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2013-01-23
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  • jmss, John Monash Science School, project based learning, team teaching
I thought I would write a short note to congratulate and highlight the performance of one school we have the pleasure of connecting with – the John Monash Science School. We have yet to work with this school, although Cathryn Stephens (one of our consultants) does have the pleasure of spending quite a bit of […]
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Back into it for 2013

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2013-01-21
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  • acknowledgement, adolescence, cognitive structures, intuyu consulting
As many of you who read this blog know it is the week before the school year starts in Australia. It is a great time to reflect about last year and to begin creating the year before the students hit the classes. As a way of beginning your year without stressing you out too much […]
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