Category: Teaching

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Dr Richard Hersh

I am still trying to improve my typing skills but I am also listening to a presentation by that man whose name is in the title, embedded in Wes Fryer’s Blog. ‘Its not just what students know, its what students are able to do, with what they know.’ I know I have discussed this with…
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24 Mar ’08 0

Its All Free

How about this…. I am learning how to type using a FREE online typing program, whilst listening to a FREE conference (“Preparing Our Students for the 21st Century” a panel discusses a variety of challenges facing education albeit in the United States) through iTunes and blogging about it on a FREE blog package, Edublogs. Thats…
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22 Mar ’08 0

Dressing Your Work Up

I listened to a short account on how to encourage students to aim high. Funnily enough it involved meeting your inlaws and the benefits of dressing up smart. When you go to meet the “in-laws”. So you turn up in a suit, shirt and tie and you find out its more of a casual family…
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25 Feb ’08 0

Teaching and Learning

I thought that by making an initial post midway through the week that the weekend post would be more straight forward. Sadly, I am not sure that this is the case. This job is currently impacted by so many different aspects of school life, it is impossible to manage all of them. I think the…
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2 Feb ’08 0

The Why…

For some time, in various guises, wiki pages, tumblr blogs, twitter, newsletters and the office whiteboard, I have been reflecting and writing about my educational experiences. I am regularly encouraged by my digital colleagues to share these thoughts with a wider audience and my tumblr blog was a real postive step. I would recommend tumblr…
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31 Jan ’07 0