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Travelling the road of ICT teaching and eLearning

Working towards understanding how 21st Century and student learning can occur in the same space

Engagement and Motivation – Is there a relation in the classroom

In listening recently to the latest episode of Vicki Davis' podcast The Ten Minute Podcast that discusses engagement in the classroom and how another educator uses technology to do so, I was encouraged to think about how engagement and motivation... Continue Reading →

The Tweeting Galah Series – Reflection

Over this current Australian summer school break, I have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to read a number of educational textbooks that I am aiming to learn from and integrate their key themes and traits into my classrooms... Continue Reading →

#DitchSummit – Thoughts and takeaways

Hey readers, Over the last few weeks from December 21 to January 8, 2020, I was able to participate in an online conference organised by Matt Miller, author of Ditch That Textbook where this year had 9 separate sessions that... Continue Reading →

#OneWord2020 – Accomplish

Hey readers, Following on from reading a number of different blog posts especially drawing inspiration from Kelly Hollis' post , I have started to think about what would be my focus for 2020. Below is a word cloud of the... Continue Reading →

Updated Post – How can QR Codes be used in the classroom

Hey readers, In this post, which I am updating from 2015, I have found even more uses of QR Codes in particular where it comes to linking with other school based tasks or educational tools. QR Codes are an excellent... Continue Reading →

Educational Leadership – Trust the process

Throughout my career in Education, I have always strived to be a leader whether or not in an official title included leadership in it. Demonstrating leadership for me has always included being in the classroom, out in the school yard... Continue Reading →

National Future Schools Conference 2019

Attending the National Future Schools Conference recently held in Melbourne was an opportunity to learn more about the future of education and being able to bring useable tools into my classroom. It was also the chance to further develop my... Continue Reading →

Providing feedback in the classroom using Google Forms

Recently as a teaching cohort, my colleagues and I were asked the questions "why is receiving feedback from students just as important as providing good feedback?". At this point, I thought "how can I receive positive feedback in the classroom... Continue Reading →

2019 Updated Version – The Power of a #PLN

I recently had a conversation with a work colleague about whether having a professional learning network (PLN) was worth having or not. A PLN can be an online tool that uses social media and technology to collect, communicate, collaborate and... Continue Reading →

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