student portfolios…

It is no secret that I am passionate about student learning portfolios. Setting and reflecting on goals, showcasing learning with audio, video, images and text and then sharing with an audience is a brilliant way to develop a blog.

If you are still coming to grips with this, here is a post from CommonSense Graphite that might help you crystallise your thoughts.

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Why don’t you have a look at Leon promoting his next project, Milly reflecting on a phys ed session or Scott’s Doctor Who project.

bookbook challenge…

Well, we certainly know more together. Fifty-one connections to a high quality classroom were identified from the ‘bookbook’ video!

You may have noticed there was at least one person in the wrong age group. Mmm!

Our most experienced group showed that their depth of knowledge of what happens in a high quality classroom was exemplary, even if they repeated themselves occasionally. The Under 30’s and In the 40’s identified a range of teaching techniques, planning and content factors. However it was The 31 – 40 team, though, that matched the other teams for ideas but in a killer blow identified engaging and authentic challenge using a transdisciplinary focus as their most important factor. 

Below is a word cloud that displays your combined efforts.

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