What are Learning Intentions?

Letting a Preppie loose with a pair of scissors will yield three Preps with fancy new hair-dos. Think short, jagged and uneven bangs. Which has me mentally labeling the scissors pot in a Prep classroom as a ‘DANGER Zone.’ Far more dangerous though is the cognitive ‘Danger Zone.’ A learner staring out the window becauseContinue reading “What are Learning Intentions?”

Remote Learning Motivation

And…we are back. It’s been a week since diving into Distance Learning Take 2. This piece aims to serve as a kick-starter, to shift us from the “I have no idea what I’m doing” parent to the “I can do this” parent educator. It’s here to prompt your thinking on ‘motivation in learning’ as IContinue reading “Remote Learning Motivation”

How Much is Enough?

Holidays have begun, but little clarity remains as to whether schools will re-open for Term 2. As proactive parents let’s begin building our teaching toolbox early to support online learning, as we could be implementing in less than 2 weeks. Our spaces are now set up for success, but how much learning is enough? “HowContinue reading “How Much is Enough?”

Setting Up For Success

Classrooms are wonderful places. Pots of pencils on every table, tubs with personalised workbooks and plenty of space for learning displays. Homes however differ, temptations everywhere, washing to be done and limited space to devote to a study zone. Learning and teaching at home is the ultimate challenge. So lets knuckle down on one pieceContinue reading “Setting Up For Success”