Tag Archives: Reflections

Ings, W. (2017). Disobedient teaching: Surviving and creating change in education. Dunedin, NZ: Otago University Press.

I read this book, late last year and wrote the following notes. I believe it is worth looking at now and reminding myself how much I valued the advice in this book. I need to look at the takeaways, to … Continue reading

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Resnick, M. (2017). Lifelong kindergarten: Cultivating creativity through projects, passion, peers and play. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

I’ve just finished reading this book, that I have really enjoyed. These are my notes and reflections from reading the above book. Resnick talks about “The Creative Learning Spiral” as a way to think about the creative process. Imagine -> Create … Continue reading

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Year 10 – Mixing it up

After the Ulearn session on “Creativity is not just for the arts” run by Steve Mouldey, it got me thinking about how I could apply his MacGyver activity to my Year 10s as a great discussion about prototyping and knowing your stakeholder. … Continue reading

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It has been a while since I have blogged, and I put that down to the fact that I’ve been building my resilience. I was in hospital with my son the other night and it was this tweet from AnneMarie … Continue reading

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No Regrets

Every so often I, like so many others, lapse into that “what if” state of mind. For me its the what if I hadn’t had this crazy idea to move to Auckland?  And yes it hasn’t been easy, but look … Continue reading

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Confessions of an LTR

I took some time out last year to see if I could make it in the “real world” again. I hated it – time sheets, no great professional conversations and output, output, output. So at the end of the year … Continue reading

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