Personalising is really an outcome of differentiation: points to note for educators

At a recent regional Principal conference I heard Vic Zbar, an educational consultant based in Victoria; speak about personalising teaching and learning. Personalising learning he put it was really an outcome of differentiation. Vic then made a number of points I thought worth repeating: There is generally too much whole class… Read more“Personalising is really an outcome of differentiation: points to note for educators”

Rick Wormeli on redo’s and retakes

I’ve been pondering some recent parent feedback about our senior students lack of engagement with some teachers and the material they are expected to learn. I began my reflections about the students coming from the digital generation and expecting to be entertained by teachers otherwise they are bored or non… Read more“Rick Wormeli on redo’s and retakes”

Is it that important to build teacher efficacy?

“Well, what are the most important things to achieve in the strategic plan this year?” This question was posed recently at a school council committee discussion on strategic plan accountabilities. While I was initially challenged to say everything in the document was important I got to think a little deeper… Read more“Is it that important to build teacher efficacy?”