Avoiding Shotgun Learning

  • On 31-01-2013
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

  • On 23-01-2013
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

  • On 21-01-2013
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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