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Journey of Discovery – Instructional Coaching

Instructional Coaching is an idea I have heard a lot about over recent years and while I thought I had […]

May 5, 2017     No Comments
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Exploring the grey

Exploring the grey

Have you every thought about how many of the decisions we make live in the “grey” space between right and […]

Nov 20, 2015     No Comments
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Body Breaks

Body Breaks

Movement is such an important part of life. I am one of those people bouncing off the walls if I […]

Sep 21, 2015     No Comments
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The Move Back In

The Move Back In

It has been a long time since post and so much has happened. I have become a father, moved countries […]

Feb 21, 2015     No Comments
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Classroom Connection: Deep Discussion

Classroom Connection: Deep Discussion

“The last activity for this unit will be to complete an essay. This will be the major assessment for the […]

Oct 8, 2012     2 Comments
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Classroom Connection: The Art of Poetry

Classroom Connection: The Art of Poetry

I realised I haven’t been in an IB Diploma English class for a while as I sat in on a […]

Oct 4, 2012     No Comments
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Classroom Connection: Playdough in the Diploma

Classroom Connection: Playdough in the Diploma

Who would have ever thought “playdough” would make a come back in a year 13 IB Geography class? I certainly […]

Oct 3, 2012     1 Comment
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Classroom Connection: Map Overlays

Classroom Connection: Map Overlays

This post is a follow up to “Mapped Out“ “What is this students are still using paper maps?”. This is […]

Oct 2, 2012     14 Comments
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Mapped Out

Mapped Out

I wish I was a student in a classroom today. I would be so engaged. The number of learning experiences […]

Sep 25, 2012     No Comments
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Getting the Groundswell

Getting the Groundswell

Education is such an interesting field. It involves elements of so many other occupations – coach, financial manager, psychologist, marketing, […]

Sep 25, 2012     2 Comments
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Refocus the Model

Refocus the Model

This post is a follow up to an earlier post – Perfect Blend Is there a perfect blend out there? […]

Sep 18, 2012     No Comments
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Classroom Connection: Expression

Classroom Connection: Expression

“I wish I was encouraged to express my feelings more when I was younger” This is the line that really […]

Sep 16, 2012     No Comments
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Classroom Connection: Common Craft

Classroom Connection: Common Craft

So what is the perfect professional development experience? Is it a conference with a fantastic guest speaker, a small working […]

Sep 4, 2012     No Comments
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Admiring the View

Admiring the View

Things seem to have been travelling at a million miles an hour of late. Like the start of every year […]

Sep 4, 2012     4 Comments
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The Power of Teams

The Power of Teams

Things are really starting to click here at the Secondary School. There hasn’t been any huge changes but you can […]

Aug 21, 2012     3 Comments
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Launch Day

Launch Day

Finally the day arrived when we got to launch our new “Digital Connections” course. It has been in the works […]

Aug 16, 2012     No Comments
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Moving Up

Moving Up

You have got to love the buzz of students getting their first school laptop – it is infectious. This time […]

Aug 15, 2012     No Comments
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Providing Support

Providing Support

Working at an ICT integrator or technology coach it is always a challenge to find the right balance of support […]

Aug 13, 2012     No Comments
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