Getting started in teaching

Whew, well first up I want to extend a huge congratulations. Not only did you make it through a minimum of four years’ of university professional experience of at least 60 days as a graduate or 80 days as an undergraduate a rigorous application and interviewing process working part-time to pay the bills and possibly…

Testing Teachers

I have only watched part of the SBS documentary Testing Teachers. A young teacher was trying to teach year 8 science class with a baseball hat-wearing swear bear – while also trying to sort out an on-going social-war between a group of students. Most interestingly, the solution (monitor modelling and role playing) was based around […]…

Inquiry and learning: Kath Murdoch TED Talk

This is a TED Talk that had popped up on my feed a few times, and now I’ve watched it, I can see why. What if more classrooms were habitats in which wonder thrived? What if classrooms were places that children knew their questions would be heard? What if it was more exciting in a […]…