A Retrospective #1
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A Retrospective #1

As we begin the Term break… having time to reflect on: my classroom practice my learners’ progress my personal professional development through involvement in current discussions about educational trends my new understanding of the Foundations of Literacy Education through readings undertaken for this second paper towards my Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Teaching & Learning). is … Continue reading

Students more engaged with Twitter…
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Students more engaged with Twitter…

This article appeared in my twitter stream this evening and it got me thinking… Over the last couple of months I have introduced Twitter into my classroom…firstly through #kidsedchatnz (thanks to Reid Walker for his initial advice and support)…then I hosted a #tamatealitchat at school for the four classes using twitter…then we created #tamateaopneve to … Continue reading

e-portfolios….mmmm
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e-portfolios….mmmm

For my 3rd and last assignment for my paper “Advanced Studies in Learning and Motivation’ I have to carry out an ‘inquiry teaching’ project. Having recently introduced the LearningMYway pedagogy into my classroom I have been interested to listen to and discuss with students how important they consider ‘learning goals’  AND how important they think … Continue reading