Crossing Boundaries and Creating Connections
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Crossing Boundaries and Creating Connections

Knowledge is a complex, interconnected system requiring new pedagogical methods for successful learning to take place. The siloed system which is still present in many schools does little to help learners see the connections between disciplines.  Interdisciplinary curriculum which involves bringing together two or more disciplines in a conscious manner through team teaching, co-ordinating the contents … Continue reading

After Week 1
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After Week 1

What a week! I will admit I was VERY anxious going into our ILE this year. The risk we all have taken to de-privatise our practice, work alongside and in consultation with another teacher everyday with 60 children in front of us is huge; especially for myself after working from a single-cell classroom (on my … Continue reading

The day before…
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The day before…

For those of you who have been following my journey, this new tab on my blog menu is dedicated to the next stage of my journey starting tomorrow! Having decided back in 2012 that my pedagogy needed a kick up the jacksee, it has been a wicked four years ‘respectfully going rogue’. It has been … Continue reading

Mind Lab Week 2
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Mind Lab Week 2

What I am finding interesting during TheMindLab sessions is that I am a learner in a classroom. Last night has me reflecting on what this is like for me. I am experiencing what it is like to be a learner where there is an emphasis on creating rather than consuming – being an active participant … Continue reading

Disrupting the status quo
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Disrupting the status quo

Recently I have embarked on my biggest ‘endeavour’ for the year… study towards papers to complete my Post Graduate Diploma in Education: Teaching & Learning endorsed. So much reading it feels like my brain will explode! But how inspiring and exciting it is to read / listen to current thinking around schools, curriculum, teaching and … Continue reading