Turning the Tables with Student Voice

Student Voice is a pedagogical approach where you work towards giving students a voice which is listened to and valued within the classroom to allow them to own the learning process. It aims towards developing problem solving skills and critical and creative thinking skills. It encompasses flipped learning where the teacher is having the students…

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…

A month of plus

Often it feels as if the discussions around being a connected educator resort to being a part of this or that community or signing up to a particular platform. For example, many argue that all educators should be on Twitter. When I think about my connected activities, I exist in a number of spaces, each… via…

The skill, will and thrill of project-based learning

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that last Thursday and Friday I attended the Visible Learning Symposium in Darling Harbour. You’ll also know that I found the event surprising, and not in a good way. After the Thursday session, in which we heard from John Hattie himself, I was distressed to the point…