This week a 2nd Bloggers’ Feast was organised. Unfortunately the turn out wasn’t as big as the last, but the company was great and the conversations fun and interesting. Jo McLeay organised the night and invited Andrew Churches whilst he was here in Melbourne visiting schools with his colleagues. It was a great opportunity to [...]
Archive for July, 2008
Professional Learning for teachers can take many different shapes and forms. There can be workshops, presentations, action research and peer coaching. Most recently Online Learning Networks have emerged through the Read/Write Web allowing teachers to learn anytime, anywhere. In their research Joyce and Showers (pdf) tell us that Coaching (Peer Coaching) is the most effective [...]
Dare I admit this in my blog? I think I am addicted to Twitter! A day doesn’t go by without checking my Twitter updates. I haven’t quite put my finger on why it is so addictive. What possesses me to log on each morning to see what are people are doing, reading, saying or thinking? [...]
You never know what could eventuate by being part of an online global network! Could this really by me running for president? Saw this on Lenva Shearing’s blog.
Can we make a difference to student learning through the use of ICT? As a classroom teacher who has loved using ICT in her class for many years, I have to say YES! However, it has always been difficult to articulate why I have felt this. Is it because students are more motivated? Or engaged? [...]