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The Professional Learning Project

Yesterday, the Teacher Registration Board of South Australia released their Professional Learning Report (authored by Associate Professor Debra Panizzon)  As someone who works with Professional Development of Teachers and teacher growth and development, I started reading the executive summary whilst still in my PJs yesterday morning.   My work with Edufolios has meant that I have […]

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The importance of pedagogy in learning design.

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of working with the CESA Languages team again. We wanted to evaluate what we’d been doing in our classroom as part of the “Innovation in Learning and Teaching Languages and Cultures Project” lead by @lregolanguages, Anne Spencer and Edgar Bliss.  Here’s how our day went: [View the story “#CESALearn – […]

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What the New Tweachers Think…

  First of all, thank you to all of you who popped in over the course of last Thursday and Friday.  The students learnt so much from having an authentic audience to answer their questions and support them as they started on their journey towards being a connected educator.  I am so grateful to my […]

Help me prepare the new "Tweachers"

Hi guys, This post is aimed at all those who i’ve been connecting with on Twitter (and other social networks) over the last couple of years.  I’m hoping you can help me 🙂 On Thursday the 25th of this month (next Thurs) I will be doing a workshop with a group of lovely primary pre-service […]

George Couros is Coming to Flinders!

“George is back.. back again” Sing to the tune of “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem I am very excited about George Couros‘ return to Adelaide in late October, Early November. I’m excited that there will be so many opportunities for us to connect and learn from him again.  After his run away success at the CEGSA […]

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How has social media influenced your professional practice?

This was the question, posed by @AITSL that I have attempted to answer on their teacher feature pages.  I thought I’d share it with you here too so that you can have a watch.  So far it’s had 701 views (!) but, strangely, no one has rated or commented!!  Please feel free to 😉  It […]

The importance of being 'Creative Commons'

I’ve been working with my students at Flinders on the ICT General Capability for ICT this week.  We’ve mostly been focusing on the one organising element of “Applying social and ethical protocols and practices when using ICT“.  We’ve been trying to break down what that means, how that might add or grow the content of […]

Are you Part of the "Learning Culture"?

This post was inspired by @mulh0015, her PLN  and AITSL. 🙂 If I am ever asked about what I love about being a teacher, one of the many things that will come gushing, enthusiastically out, is the fact that being a teacher means I am a learner.  I have always loved the fact that my job, my profession, […]