Brain Food Fridays: 6 tips for the Future of Education

Today’s blog post comes from Bex Williams. The Singularity University asked some of the teenagers who attended the Exponential Youth Camp  (XYC) how they would design the future of education. They came up with six key areas: Make it about ME – personalise the learning Lets DO things – project based and hands-on learning Don’t … More Brain Food Fridays: 6 tips for the Future of Education

Student Agency

This blog post is written by the Student Agency group: Karla, Cassie, Catherine, Haydee and Ed What is Student Agency? That is the question we have been investigating over the last 5 months.  We started out alongside every other school in the cluster asking the same question. We have made significant progress since, and come … More Student Agency

Brain Food Fridays: Sport in Education Initiative

NZCER have recently published a report on the Sport in Education Initiative. This programme started in 2013 and focuses on how to use sport as a context for teaching and learning with the aim of improving academic, social and sporting outcomes.  Eight schools across New Zealand were chosen to be part of the project. Teachers … More Brain Food Fridays: Sport in Education Initiative

Brain Food Fridays: Future Oriented Learning

To support the next stage in the Teaching as Inquiry Cycle here are some links to a couple of research articles on future oriented learning. The Nature of Learning The OECD project – Innovative Learning Environments put together a publication,  The Nature of Learning based on research on different aspects of learning. Here is a … More Brain Food Fridays: Future Oriented Learning

Digital Learning Resources to support your Teaching as Inquiry Project

This post gives you links to possible digital tools and strategies you could use to support your inquiry. The Padagogy Wheel The Padagogy Wheel combines Blooms Taxonomy, The SAMR model and Digital Technology. If you click on the link below it will take you to a PDF that has active links . Link to The … More Digital Learning Resources to support your Teaching as Inquiry Project