Trialling technology to grow writers

A recent Teacher-Only Day saw me invited to work alongside the teachers at Wellesley College. We were kickstarting inquiries into how we can best integrate technology into effective literacy practice: The key points we explored included: the way technologies can help us integrate contexts that are meaningful to the students into effective learning – and […]

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Did I over-react?

This is a post about learning…but bear with me while I work off a ranty-preamble… The six-year-old had a lesson on banking today from a well-known Southern Hemisphere bank. Let’s call it the¬†Absolutely¬†Solid Bank, for argument’s sake. She came home, all excited about a cash-gobbling monster stomping through stories with a salutary message: ‘Zoom to […]

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