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Exploring Deep Learning with Derek Wenmoth

Shallow? Surface? Deep? “.. the worl has been focused on developing basic literacy and numeracy skills.” (Fullan, M., & Quinn, J. (2016). Coherence. The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts, and Systems. Corwin Thousand Oaks.) Recommended reading: Fullan, M. (2013). Stratosphere: Integrating … Continue reading

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Keynote by Abdul Chohan

Set up Olive Tree Primary School Devices are like taps. The water doesn’t come from the taps it’s the plumbing behind it that makes it work All our teachers are trained on twitter To change Belief – must be Simple … Continue reading

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World without order – Citizenship through Minecraft

Campbell Potter shared his use of Minecraft with Y9 Social Studies classes. I’ve experimented with this in the past but haven’t got past the intricacies of setting this up with multiple platforms and paid for accounts. Here the technical setup … Continue reading

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The innovation stream – interdisciplinary innovation at Howick College

Student’s choose to go into Innovation Stream (other options are Sport in Education, Learning Support etc) Focus on the 6 C’s which is the content. Context are the subjects e.g. Maths, Science etc. Similar structure to TBC’s Inquiry programme (15/25 … Continue reading

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Keynote – Richard Wells

Some takeout from Richard Well’s day 2 keynote. You don’t see the rugby coach on the field, opposite in the classroom. Playground games – kids don’t need a teacher to play. They know the strategies. Oblique strategies – by Brian … Continue reading

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