Category: Firefly

Shifting the way our students learn and we teach

SMOOTHIES and Learnshifting

SMOOTHIES stands for ShortMultimodalOnlineOpportunitiesToHelpInterestedEducatorsSucceed These Friday afternoon 15-minute informal online learning opportunities have been running since before the COVID pandemic and were the main reason I ended up running the upskilling training for teachers who potentially had to deliver classes online during the COVID dark days. To a large extent, the Northern Territory was spared…
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FAIR – Fun, Aspirational, Inspirational, Respect

When I was reflecting on words I know are crucial to determining purpose, direction and achievement for students, I settled on these four. The fact they formed the word “fair” which in turn is part of the phrase that Australia is famous for, namely giving people a “fair go” made me want to share these…
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