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Aug 24, 2021

Data sets are an essential part of all evidence of learning.  The Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA) has you explore data in great detail.  

Data is something that we all have as teachers.  It's something that we all use to varying degrees of success. Some say they don't need it.  Is that really true?


Aug 17, 2021

What should I be collecting on prac for my Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA)?

This is a question that gets asked, on repeat, on various Facebook groups, Twitter chats and across the table at the uni coffee shop.

I get it.

The Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (or GTPA) is going to ask you to show...

Aug 10, 2021

Remember when you used to hate being on the webcam? Remember how intimidating it felt to "dial-in" to something online?

Has that shifted for you now?

In the last few months (maybe even the last year) you've gained some seriously cool new tools in online teaching and learning. Most of us, at one time or another, have...

Aug 6, 2021

Did you know that habits help create happy, creative, calm educators?

It’s true!

But don’t take it from me… science backs up this factoid. 

According to psychologist Robert Cialdini, when you commit to do something and become consistent in that decision, it serves you well because you’ll want to stay committed...

Aug 4, 2021

Outdoor Ed? That's for Recreation Right?

I'd never get evidence of practice there, would I?

“School camp”.  We’ve all taken our kids on these.  I’ve been on loads of class retreats and camps myself.   The idea, to get the city kids into the country, to give them a chance to experience things they had...