Monthly Archives: September 2014

Inspiring Student-Led Learning With SOLEs

(Image taken from http://www.dialogcrm.com/blog/2013/02/27/ted2013-prize-for-education-in-the-cloud-sugata-mitra/)   Unable to sleep early last week, I did what any educator would do to pass time – jumped on TED! Browsing through the list of tags and topics, something in my mind connected with Educational Scientist … Continue reading

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Seven Signs You’ve Become a PYP Educator

You don’t use the word ‘student‘ – the term ‘learner‘ has become so much more profound in your dialogue You don’t plan ‘lessons‘ – you inspire critical thinking, curiosity and inquiry through engaging provocation You don’t wait for simple answers – you look … Continue reading

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#PYPchat – A Global Professional Learning Network for PYP (and non-PYP) Educators

Yesterday I was proud to present to a group of fellow educators about #pypchat. The presentation took place as part of the Victorian PYP Network TeachMeet program. I have attached my presentation below.  If you are a regular #pypchat contributor, … Continue reading

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Personalisation and Developing Real Relationships With Students

I’ve just spent the best part of a couple hours on YouTube watching a series of videos from Dr. Christopher Emdin. He is an African-American Education Professor at Columbia University, and is the man behind #hiphoped on Twitter, which has a … Continue reading

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