This week the Junior Curriculum Review Team will present their recommendations for change. This week’s post includes the Slides Presentation, the supporting document and a link to a reading to support these changes. Junior Curriculum Review Blue Sky High In a recent Set article, Claire Amos wrote Blue Sky High, adapted from one … More Brain Food Fridays: Blue Sky High
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
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
Here are a couple of blog posts on student centred learning which is the focus of many of the inquiries this term. Mikel found this first post: Using Technology to create student centred learning environment A recent post from @EduWells: Does your classroom put the cart before the horse? If as you carry out the … More Brain Food Fridays: Student Centred Learning
Richard Bryne runs a fabulous website: http://www.freetech4teachers.com where he shares information about free technology that is available for educators. Here are links to his tips on using Padlet: as a blogging platform, as a bookmarking tool, as KWL Chart, for group research and discussion and to showcase student work How to use Padlet New Attachments for Padlet … More Tips for using Padlet
Richard Wells, who teaches at Orewa College in Auckland regularly blogs on issues in education at his website: http://www.eduwells.com. If you are on Twitter he is a great person to follow. (@Eduwells) He recently write a blog post titled “What is Student Centred Learning? ” In the post he outlines some things to think about when … More Brain Food Fridays: What is Student Centred Learning?
The Young Enterprise Scheme is an experiential learning experience where students run a business for a year. However, this isn’t just a longer, ongoing Market Day where students sell food any opportunity they can get! In class over the next couple of weeks CMM301 students will be signing a formal, 9-page company constitution outlining everything about … More YES They Can!