Monthly Archives: April 2016

A2 – Learning Experiences…the saga continues…

Ok. So this is starting to come together for me, and considering it is due on Tuesday that is probably just and bleepin’ well. I have created a mindmap of the learning experiences and added the curriculum outcomes…I needed a … Continue reading

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A2 – Online Games and Activities

Ok, so here is some stuff I have found. Please check them out and let me know what you think. I am starting to seriously get into this resource-searching thing, it is quite addictive… 1. Geography Games I like it, … Continue reading

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A2 – Giving the kids control over the ICT

This blog post by Simon Haughton discussed the points teachers need to keep in mind when planning for lessons that incorporate ICT, and with any luck I have in fact provided you with the page I have saved in Diigo … Continue reading

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A2 – Geography and ICT – Resources

I have spent the afternoon searching for resources and ideas for my unit plan for A2 – I have selected my content descriptors but not exactly what I am going to do with them. Anyway, as I searched I came … Continue reading

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Prac 2016…

Well, they say you should do something everyday that scares you, so I am saving mine all up for when I go on prac – I am going into a Year 3 class and, after working in an OSHC this … Continue reading

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My Favourite Mind-mapping Tool

I love mind-maps, I find them to be fantastic mental organisers of thoughts and ideas. I am forever writing notes and connecting them with lines and arrows. I cannot remember how I tripped over it, but a couple of years … Continue reading

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Being a Decent Person While Using Social Media

This is more of a soapbox post than anything, but I think it is relevant in terms of teaching our students to not be a$%&hats when using social media. So poor old Grant Hackett has gone and found himself in … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: Drafting ideas #draftUow #Year2 #History

Originally posted on My Journey plugging into ICT :
So here we go….Assignment Two!  Seeing that EDC3100 students are required to plan a unit of work, I thought it was important to mention the “Backwards Design Model” which is a great…

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Finding ideas for my Geography unit.

Originally posted on jacinta93blog:
Above is a mind map I have constructed outlining key ideas for my year 2 Geography unit plan. This identifies the learning objectives that will form my curriculum for the learning experiences, defining what the students should learn.…

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PCK and Grade 2 Geography

The blockbuster saga that is A2 continues this week. My love/hate relationship with all things acronym also drags on with a return to PCK – Pedagogical Content Knowledge. On advice from David I did a google for “geography pedagogical learning … Continue reading

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