Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Changing education paradigms. Spend 11 minutes 40 seconds watching this…. It rings all the right bells for me. In a way it’s a summary of my ‘Social and Cultural Contexts of Education’ unit that I have completed this semester. Unknowingly too it is part of the reason why I am doing my DipEd Secondary. I […]


TED spread!

24Oct10

“Great minds come together at TEDxCanberra” – Canberra Times the day before the TED fest yesterday. I don’t think it escaped the attention of anyone at TEDxCanberra that talks on mental illness book-ended a rather fantastic day. Like millions of people I have watched TED talks online. They are great, but actually being in the TED audience is […]


Managing challenging behaviour….. I went to a PD day last Saturday at uni, and came home with my head buzzing. I was always going to be interested in presentations about managing challenging behaviour. At the outset though I have to say that although I have two kids, I haven’t really had to deal with challenging […]