Theme for this week – GET ORGANISED!
A controversial article in The Telegraph, which has prompted some rather harsh comments from readers. This comes back to the issue of coaching kids to get a place in gifted programs or selective schools. Right or wrong – it’s happening everywhere, so I guess this mum’s lesson is “if you can’t beat them, join them”?
Sydney mum Kate Mannix pictred with children Eleanor and Jack. Source: News Limited
The 21st Century Principal: Principal Walk-Throughs a Waste of Time? Maybe So http://ow.ly/v69K6
Albion North Primary students take a hands-on approach in class http://ow.ly/v68n5
29 March 2014
Social media is already widely being used in classrooms for all ages – to bring together collective thoughts, and participate in groups within the classroom, and across the globe. In particular, high school and college students can benefit from being part of a connected environment. Hopefully your school /college already has many of these channels in place to assist and engage students in learning. The podcast below, available for FREE via the iTunes store, shares some great tips for schools and students – happy listening!
50 Shades of Social Media: Navigating Policies, Laws & Ethics – Social Media Strategy for Nonprofits and Businesses http://ow.ly/v1nso
27 March 2014
For those who administer a Facebook business page – design changes to your layout are on the way.
Here’s a great article to take you through the re-design and show you how to get the best out of your page: