Using my image without attribution is NOT ok!

As an ICT integrator and teacher, I place a strong emphasis on teaching my students and colleagues about why and how we attribute online images and creative works. I also take the time to teach them how to find Creative Commons and Public Domain works we have permission to use in our projects, so long as […]

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2014: “As one door closes, another opens” …

  The 2014 school year did not start particularly well. As a result of State Government funding cuts to education, and other unrelated factors, I experienced my worst start to the relief teaching year since I graduated six years ago. In addition, I’d returned to postgraduate study, and was struggling to cope with my overly […]

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Things Come in Elevens … Part 2

Please feel free to thank (blame!) Theresa Allen for dropping me into the “11 Questions” meme that’s been doing the rounds of late. Part 2 Answer the 11 questions the nominating blogger has created for you. List 11 bloggers. Post 11 questions for the bloggers you nominate to answer, and let all the bloggers know they have […]

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Edublogs Award Nominations 2013

Keeping my nominations short and simple this year 🙂 Best educational use of audio / video / visual / podcast: Acceln Hangouts Best educational wiki: The Travelling Rhinos Project Best open PD / unconference / webinar series: The Global Education Conference 2013 Best educational use of a social network: Hello Litle World Skypers Best mobile app: HaikuDeck

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Life is full of surprises

Over the course of this year, I’ve made some amazing connections through this blog, including some unexpected connections with local Western Australian relief (substitute) teachers. Relief teaching can be a lonely profession. To the best of my knowledge, there are only a handful of relief / substitute teacher bloggers, yet I’ve discovered that there are […]

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