International exchanges are not uncommon, but almost every person I know that has done one has been between Australia and Canada. I suspect there's a comfort level with language and somewhat similar colonial history that makes this a common exchange.Reading blogs of teachers who wrote while on exchange illustrates just how amazing and powerful these experiences can be. Each talks of being professional challenged and reinvigorated as well as personally excited and refreshed.I'm hoping to…See More
"Thank you Michel. I am very interested in this site. I do not know how much I can share of our Australian Education Standards and Curriculum but I am sure professional development options will arise sometime. Looking forward to chatting from…"
Academic rigor plays a vital role in providing our students with the highest quality of education. The following Prezi was designed as a reference for strategies that promote effective research-based instructional strategies based upon Robert Marzano's "Nine Instructional Strategies for Effective Teaching and Learning". How can you incorporate these strategies in your classroom to support student learning needs and improve student achievement? The following link can be used to access my Prezi:…See More
Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education systemWith Finland radically reforming the way its children are taught, Richard Garner visits Helsinki to find out if the teachers approveOriginal paper link:…See More