Making your move in a Collaboration: Tips to enhance your team to gel

Collaborations in learning and teaching are very common. We can consider them to be a part of the learning environment from the perspective of both being a teacher and a learner. Common scenarios include: TEACHER: a. Planning for curriculum in teams b. Collaborating to seek funding c. Collaborations on a project that is design dot…

Digital Education Revolution: What does this vision look like?

In Australia, there is the Digital Education Revolution (DER) Strategy introduced in July 2009 paralleled with The Statements of Learning for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) from 2006. One is a national approach to implement systemic change to increase the level of ICT proficiency for teachers and school leaders across Australia, while the later provides…

Hottest 5: What are your Top Five learning and teaching strategies?

At this time of the year the Australian radio station TripleJ have just run a competition to nominate your hottest ten soundtracks of the previous year in order to compile the Hottest 100 songs of the year. The countdown features for Australia Day airplay and reconnections and highlights are shared in the months proceeding. This got…

A PLN: Friends…with Benefits

Making the decision to defect from a career in law and join the ranks of one of the noblest professions was the hardest decision I’ve ever made in my short time on this earth-but also the most rewarding. From experience in three other fields of work, I can honestly say that no profession is as…