Category Archives: Our Professional Learning Journey

Helping students to think abstractly

How often are we just trying to cover the syllabus and forget the important element of abstract thinking?

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/abstract-thinking-skills-students-ben-johnson

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The Rise of the New Groupthink

A very interesting article of how to blend learning styles of introverts and extroverts where students have control over their learning!

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/15/opinion/sunday/the-rise-of-the-new-groupthink.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2&ref=general&src=me

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Learning Frameworks

Here are some Learning Frameworks which we can work from.

Good Samaritan Teaching and Learning Framework – From Lourdes Hill College

CEO Sydney Learning Framework

REACH – Parramatta CEO Learning Framework

CEO Wollongong Learning Framework

eLearning with the CEO Sydney iLe@rn Model click on the link (dp-elearn) on the new page

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Flexible spaces:open minds

Flexible spaces:open minds.

How do we achieve some of this in the current New South Wales Secondary School?

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Powerful Learning Practice website

Fantastic stuff and it’s all free! Click here

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The Accidental Teacher: An Interview With Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson – Finding Common Ground

Some fantastic advice on Differentiation by Carol Ann Tomlinson – a Guru in the field.

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Shift Your Classroom: Small Strategic Steps | Powerful Learning Practice

This is a very useful article for us to consider when thinking about small steps in shifting Learning Practice!

Shift Your Classroom: Small Strategic Steps | Powerful Learning Practice.

Amazing stuff is on offer free @ Powerful Learning Practice

 

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