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What Next For Curriculum Writers?

Reflections On Professor Geoff Masters Keynote at the Australian Council For Education Research Conference. Professor Masters poses some confronting questions. Why do education systems seemed fixed on sorting students into post-secondary pathways? And why was this at the expense of guaranteeing excellent progress of every student in the K-10 compulsory years of schooling?

Kajabi Pedagogy For Freelancers.

For years I’ve been examining the latest research to help shape curriculum designs – learning theorists, cognitive linguists, educational philosophers and performance theorists. Putting that all together, I believe the Kajabi platform delivers deep learning online, strengthening the collaborative nature of 21st-century teaching and learning.

Teaching Vocabulary

There would be little disagreement on the importance of drama and literacy, including broadening and deepening the vocabulary of young …

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What does the public know about what teachers do?

The Monash University report “Perceptions of Teachers and Teaching In Australia” should alarm us all. Could their underappreciation of teachers be largely due to a big dose of ignorance? Here’s how that story goes …

Learning design transforms pedagogy

The key aim is the development of Year 5/6 students as ‘philosopher citizens’ who participate in an Australian democracy as both ‘thinkers’ and ‘activists’. This is related to information which this phase of learning may now access ‘the future of work’.