Leadership for Change
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Leadership for Change

Connected Educators Month has provided me with Individualised Professional Development. I have been able to select Webinars, Google Hangouts, Book Discussions, online discussions, and Twitter chats which are around topics I am interested in. I HAVE BREWED MY OWN PERSONALISED PD. One Webinar I attended on Wednesday 22nd October was titled Leadership for Change. The … Continue reading

Is ‘future-focused’ a redundant adjective?
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Is ‘future-focused’ a redundant adjective?

It was after reading this blog post written by Philippa Nicoll Antipas who is the Future Learning Leader at Samuel Marsden Collegiate School in Wellington, New Zealand that got me thinking about the adjective ‘future-focused’ to describe the noun ‘pedagogy’. Mainly because this is how I describe LearningMYway – I consider it a ‘future-focused pedagogy’. So… … Continue reading

Diversity and Inclusive Practice
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Diversity and Inclusive Practice

As much as this post is part of #blogsync and Connected Educator Month… it is always valuable to reflect on my practice… the purpose of this blog! What is diversity? Diversity is concerned with individual differences such as ethnicity, socio-economic background, home language, gender, special needs, disabilities, and giftedness. What is inclusion? Inclusion is one … Continue reading

Connectedness… Why? How?
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Connectedness… Why? How?

October is Connected Educator Month! I have never been involved in something like this before. Professional Development 24/7! Needed to reflect… why is being connected important? With changes in our views of what knowledge is and current thinking around pedagogy being connected means I can LISTEN to others’ perspectives and reflections, I can JOIN conversations … Continue reading