Teaching and learning. Professional learning. Leading learning. All of this means nothing without achieving better student learning. And so I begin the challenge of developing a Teaching & Learning (TL) Professional Learning program to develop staff at my school to better support student learning at my school. Simple, right? (more…)
Archive for the ‘Connections’ Category
I am attending a TeachMeet Sydney event this afternoon at Gilroy Catholic College.. Teachmeets are a fantastic space for educators from all sectors and settings to share ideas via Pecha Kucha presentations, 2-minute mini presentations and inspiring informal discussions. One of the best things about Teachmeets are the fantastic backchannels via the #tmsydney or #tmhills tags Here is my mini presentation on how I recently found myself learning how to snowboard and what the experience taught be about Turning, Falling, Hurting and Learning!*
Today I will be in wonderful Byron Bay at the invitation of the Principal of Byron Bay High School, Peter King to present on the Digital Citizenship program that has been implemented at my school at a joint School Development Day with Mullumbimby High School. The day is off-site at Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre, Lennox Head and is a beautiful venue for team-building and kicking off new ideas.
My ‘Embed Encourage Empower’ Pecha Kucha presentation
Generally, weekends are a time to relax and unwind. A time to try to not think about work 24/7 and to catch up on “life”. As a teacher, we tend to relish these two days which, although often packed with sport, events, family and a multitude of domestic duties, help us reconnect with ourselves. Take a day out of the weekend for a work-related event and resentment accompanied by exhaustion is rarely far away.
Except in this case.