Tag Archives: English

Teaching How to Think

Yesterday, I received an email from a Year 12 student I have been teaching for the last two years before she finished her HSC in November: Our classes were always a pleasure but most of all a privilege, [and] I’m … Continue reading

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Go hard, go GRUEN!

Last week I had the pleasure of team-teaching with my wonderful English coordinator Michele. Like myself, Michele is a devoted fan of ABC’s Gruen Transfer, a program about how advertising manipulates our thinking. We used the program’s Consumer’s Revenge feature … Continue reading

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Collaborative Writing (part 2)

This morning I was hunting around for ways to integrate multiple editable sections from pages within wikispace all onto the one page, as you would see in a typical wikipedia.org page. Discovering this post on a wikispaces discussion forum, I … Continue reading

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Collaboratively re-writing the HSC?! It CAN happen!

Feeling the weight of the HSC world on our shoulders, obstacles in the path of innovation – syllabus dot points, exams, misperceptions of incompetence – all too frequently plague our thoughts and stop us from taking risks where it often … Continue reading

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