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From little things …

I have the pleasure of teaching the Year 8 Extension English class. While they aren’t all truly truly talented English students, they are enthusiastic and willing learners that brighten up my day. This term we have been studying poetry, particularly … Continue reading

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So How Did It All Go?

For those of you that read the last two posts, you will be aware that the focus for this Staff Development Day was looking at the generational divide. How were our messages received? Did staff enjoy the day or did … Continue reading

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Supporting Beginning Teachers – What do they need?

This year I have agreed to take on the role of Supervisor and Mentor for our latest batch of New Scheme Teachers. While the school has had beginning teachers previously we haven’t had very many due to our North Coast … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Yesterday: In 2010 I was put in charge of Teacher Professional Learning and as part of that responsibility I ran a regional project dealing with the use of technology in the classroom. Specifically, the project aimed to make more efficient … Continue reading

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Enticing Teachers to Use Technology

Since the start of the year I have introduced a DER User Group (thanks to my Twitter buddy Bianca for the idea) at my school to help support teachers in their use of technology in the classroom, especially with the introduction of … Continue reading

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