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Camilla Elliott

From weeds to high ATARs: The super principals fixing underperforming schools - 1 views

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    The Education Department had to act, and asked Ms Major, a principal at the high-performing Mount Waverley Secondary College, if she would take over the struggling Scoresby Secondary College. She agreed. Students read for 10 minutes at the beginning og every English lesson.
Rhondda Powling

Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.
    By Ashley Cronin, Edutopia. originally published Feb 12, 2013. Updated: Feb 19, 2015"
Rhondda Powling

Situating Makerspaces in Schools - Hybrid Pedagogy - 0 views

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    Good article about Makerspaces (& STEM /STEAM) and schools. The discussion puts perspective into the equation. The authors talk about three values of student learning and empowerment: agency, authenticity, and audience and these are used as a basis for decisions about what happens in classrooms. I like the last few sentences. "Defining making in education in terms of tools, spaces, or disciplines is insufficient. Learning through making is a philosophical approach that can affect classes across the curriculum and schools across the globe. It's time to change the paradigm."
Rhondda Powling

6 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Makerspace | EdSurge News - 0 views

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    "One educator's advice after installing makerspaces in several dozen schools. He has developed a process that helps you think through your makerspace and how it fits into the culture and curriculum of your school. Skipping this process, or one like it, will almost certainly result in tension, missed teaching opportunities, and overspending."
Rhondda Powling

Marginalizing the marginalized with filtering - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Sk... - 0 views

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    "By blocking social networking tools in our schools, to whom are we really denying access? All kids or only those who cannot afford home Internet access? Are we marginalizing the already marginalized in our society by preventing them from the only opportunity (in school) they may have to participate in a participatory culture by filtering? "
Rhondda Powling

Principals Know: School Librarians are the Heart of the School - YouTube - 1 views

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    5 minute video, published on 4 Apr 2014, that has principals talking about the benefits of the school (teacher) librarian.
    Principals Know: School Librarians are the Heart of the School was crowdsourced by Dr. Judi Moreillon and Dr. Teresa Starrett using funds provided by the Texas Library Association, Demco, and the Dean's Research Funds (College of Professional Education, Texas Woman's University).
Rhondda Powling

Top ten ways to start with "maker education" | Invent To Learn - 0 views

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    Some good ideas about how to start your maker space
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