Monthly Archives: November 2011

A reflective moment :)

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Looking forward to some free time so that I can upload assignment task sheets that the students have been working on this year. Have just been promoted to Head of the Humanities and Social Sciences faculty(starting in 2012) so it will be interesting to work more deeply and collaboratively with an already creative group of people. Hoping to set up links with schools from outside Australia and further develop students’ ability to interact with their world; the term “world” referring to something so much more vast than it was even 10 years ago. How I wish I’d had these opportunities when I was at school. Next year I aim to take my metacog work to a deeper level. This year has been about educating myself and trying out different activities with the students. Next year I want to create something that has more validity (in a measurable, academic sense).  I also hope that next year I am able to, in partnership with a colleague, create an integrated Unit of work that sits across the key learning areas of English, Social Sciences, Maths and Science. That’s it for now – time to go to Home Group!