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Getting started with Genius Hour

So this week I was intrigued by the concept of “Genius Hour” or “Passion Projects”. It just so happened that there seems to be a spare hour on Friday where students have finished their...

Discovery and Inquiry

Last week I was introduced to the idea of encouraging discovery rather than instruction in terms of the way that content is delivered. You see, back when I was at school, the teacher was...

Deathstar

After another Ministry of Education hui for principals, a comment was made that the whole fiasco of the Community of Schools / Community of Learning negotiations with NZEI, have left teachers “…with the Deathstar,...

Community of Learning Mincer

In relation to Ministry comments at a recent Community of Learning hui for Board of Trustees. “The Community of Learning… is a pathway… to move a student through the pipeline…” Related posts: Deathstar Do...