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…

ANZAC Day 2017

Two books which it seemed appropriate to save for this year’s commemoration – both of them not to be missed. Kokoda: Younger Readers edition – Peter FitzSimons OCT 25, 2016 | 9780734417435 | RRP $14.99 Hachette Australia Imprint: Lothian Children’s Books Journalist Peter FitzSimons has proven himself as Australia’s top non-fiction writer, consistently leading bestseller…

Future Teachers at Monash University

Today I had the pleasure of presenting a two hour digital creativity workshop with teaching staff and pre-service teachers at Monash University’s Faculty of Education. Monash is considered one of the world’s top 20 universities with a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Dr Michael Henderson, Associate Professor in Educational Technologies… via…

Selecting professional learning opportunities

There are so many types of professional learning in Australia that it can be an overwhelming experience to try and fumble through the plethora to find meaningful opportunities. Do you ever wonder how to start thinking about your needs as a learner and how to access the best professional development for you? You are not…