Today, in writing workshop, we intentionally teach students how to write by using authors as our co-teachers. As teachers, we write for and with our students, and our writing can show them the possibilities for their own pieces. We highlight student work too as a mentor text, creating a bridge from what students are currently… Continue reading Mentor texts – A shared post
I began this blog because I realised that I have something to say in the world of education. ‘It’s about learning and it’s about time’ This is not new thinking. But it gets forgotten in the business of every day school life. Educators have to filter through many factors that compete for their immediate and… Continue reading It’s about learning and it’s about time!
For some time now I’ve been musing on starting a blog. Why? Because I have something to say in the field of education. ‘It’s about learning and it’s about time…’ So why now? Two weeks ago I participated in a workshop by Maxine Driscoll from Think Strategic on Leadership in the 21st Century. It was a… Continue reading Life Offers Endless Opportunities