Author Archives: medg

Developing global competence – mine and others.

Learning and actively seeking out learning opportunities is part of who I am. Over recent years I have learnt in many ways; in school, at conferences, through teachmeets, online and F2F. Most of my recent learning whilst valuable and practical … Continue reading

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Reports, a better way?

Storify by Margo Edgar Mon, Jun 10 2013 02:30:20 Reports, a better way Student reports every June and December for 30 years, how many hours I wonder? Now that I have stepped out of the classroom and into school leadership I am spending … Continue reading

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Professional Learning that matters

I have been thinking a lot about professional learning lately. Changes in my role, the expansion of my PLN and unique collaborative opportunities have all contributed to this thinking. Professional learning has always been critical to who I am as a … Continue reading

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A self indulgent reflection

I was privileged today to have the opportunity today to participate in a PLN (Professional Learning Network) workshop at the SLV. It promised to be a ‘challenging and interesting exploration of social media and the role of networks in changing … Continue reading

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My story for #motm12

This story is only a beginning, not an end Open publication – Free publishing – More literacy Visit #motm12 to find out more

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Audacious? No : Anarchy? Maybe : Valuable? Absolutely

STRANDED 72 student, 3 teachers and 2 support staff make up our learning community this year. Only the 19 Grade 6 students had worked with us last year. We have 39 grade 5 and 14 grade 4 students. Our plan … Continue reading

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Flashmob @ Federation Square

Here is our moment to shine, 3 schools, 100 students, song and choreography shared online …. what a day.

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Reflections on PLPConnectU

I can remember attending the first F2F day and being somewhat daunted by the faces in the crowd. Educators I had admired from afar through my slowly developing PLN. The fact that my reason for taking on the challenge of … Continue reading

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G2C11 challenge

It is with some trepidation that I have chosen to take up the Global2 blogging challenge. Trepidation because – I am wondering how much time will I have to invest, can I add another thing to my plate, how far can the … Continue reading

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Not your usual Planning Day

  2 teachers 22 students + netbooks 2 data projectors 2 laptops Term 3 plans – sorted One of those days …. you sit back and think WOW, this is what learning should be about! At our school each teaching … Continue reading

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