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Bede Gilmore
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Developing a local curriculum (At Winchester School)
How to review a school curriculum. This writing outlines some of the processes undertaken and explains some of the decisions made when reviewing a school curriculum. Others wanting to review their own school curriculum might find our journey useful. This ye...
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Developing a local curriculum (At Winchester School)
I've been asked by Sonya Van Schaijik (Twitter: @vanschaijik) to contribute to #EdBookNZ 2017 through a post about a topic of my choice. Since being appointed as Principal at Winchester School in Palmerston North in 2017 I have reviewing our school curricul...
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Personalising the learning app
Personalising the learning app
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Personalising the learning app
I think there's still a bit of confusion for some over the term "personalising" learning.  “Make Learning Personal” (Bray & McClaskey, 2015) states that in a personalised learning
environment, “Learning starts with the learner. Learners understand how they...
Personalising the learning app
Personalising the learning app
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What's the point of School?
Professor Guy Glaxton posed this question in the title of his 2008 book, "What's the point of School?" It's a punchy title that contains a huge question! I've been writing a section for our school website called, "Our Future Direction" and I'm using this to...
What's the point of School?
What's the point of School?
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The new guy.
I've begun at a new school as Principal after 7 years at my first school as Principal. I've moved from a rural U3 school to urban U5. I came home from day one and felt pleased I'd had 7 years experience to equip me to deal with day 1. I'm nearly 2 weeks int...
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This week's chat...
#ldrchatnz Thursday 4th August 2016
#ldrchatnz Thursday 4th August 2016
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Is school just preparation for life?
I kind of understand what people mean when they say that school is preparation for life, that primary school is preparation for secondary school (and therefore secondary school must be preparation for university and so it's university that is preparation fo...
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