Monthly Archive: April 2013

Print Article: Freedom to fail 0

Print Article: Freedom to fail

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading Christopher Bounds‘s insight: A nice reflection by Sarah MacDonald on failure and some of the different ways in which men and women respond to failure.We heard this...

Furious parents hijack US public schools 0

Furious parents hijack US public schools

The tone of the opponents in this debate over charter schools sounds disturbingly like the school funding debates of the seventies in Australia! Furious parents hijack US public schools. So in 2011 Diaz and...

5 Myths About Writing With Mobile Devices – Edudemic 0

5 Myths About Writing With Mobile Devices – Edudemic

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading There are some big myths about writing with mobile devices. But are they actually true? The EdTechTeacher team weighs in on a controversial topic. Christopher Bounds‘s insight:...

Teachers taught to ground helicopters 0

Teachers taught to ground helicopters

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading Schools are introducing rules for how parents and teachers should interact as part of a growing push back against families who hover too much. Christopher Bounds‘s insight:...

Link from Twitter 0

Link from Twitter

www.guardian.co.uk/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2013/apr/24/reuters-puzzled-global-warming-acceleration Download the official Twitter app here * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Chris Bounds Assistant Principal – Learning and...

Why Shakespeare is still relevant today 0

Why Shakespeare is still relevant today

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading Why do we study Shakespeare in school? How can plays written four centuries ago still be relevant today? Especially when… Christopher Bounds‘s insight: I’m not going to...

Testing times: making the case for new school assessment 0

Testing times: making the case for new school assessment

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading When we were growing up, my father occasionally stood each of us against the back door and marked our height on the door in pencil. He wrote...

FED: NSW first to sign schools funding deal | Australian Teacher Magazine – No.1 national education sector publication 0

FED: NSW first to sign schools funding deal | Australian Teacher Magazine – No.1 national education sector publication

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading SYDNEY, April 23 – New South Wales has become the first of the states and territories to sign up to the Federal Government’s education funding deal. This...

Beaten but not Gonski: the wait for leadership on schools continues 0

Beaten but not Gonski: the wait for leadership on schools continues

See on Scoop.it – Learning, Teaching, Leading The A$14 billion federal government proposal based on David Gonski’s call for a better school funding system has not been agreed to at this week’s COAG meeting....