Circumnavigating the Globe with the Travelling Scrapbooks

A little over a year ago, I woke up in the middle of the night with an idea … What if we could create a physical artefact of global collaboration? What if we could create something to demonstrate the power of global connections with our schools, communities, and the world? And thus, the travelling scrapbook […]

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“Learning with the World, Not Just About It” – A #WLPSict Inquiry

cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by Stuck in Customs As some of you will know, I am working with a local school in Perth, Western Australia, as a temporary ICT Integrator. My Year 5/6 students are researching Asian countries, and I’m hoping to introduce them to global connections through a […]

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Engage, Connect, Inspire: My Teaching Philosophy

  Whist preparing a recent job application, I took the opportunity to update my teaching philosophy statement, the ‘reflective ‘manifesto’ which defines my beliefs about 21st Century teaching and learning practices. I’ve posted it here. What impressed me the most was not that my ideas and approach had necessarily changed over the past 3 years, […]

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Celebrating Global Collaboration (#flatclass Book Club Reflections: Part 7)

Over the past year, an extraordinary bunch of international educators transformed a vision of global collaboration community, dreamt up right here in Western Australia, into a real world reality. The Global Classroom Project has been an extraordinary experience, and we thought this was something worth celebrating. Chapter 9: Celebration, in Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds, filled […]

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