That is the question that I am pondering at the moment after nearly two weeks of remote learning with my four children as a result of COVID19. Like all parents and teachers in this situation, it has not been easy. Furthermore, the likelihood of this continuing into term 2 is quite daunting. I think everyone … More What is my effect size as a parent educational supervisor?
I recently read an article produced by the NSW Centre for Education Statistics & Evaluation titled Cognitive load theory: Research that teachers really need to understand. It was a well written and easy to comprehend review of academic literature on Cognitive Load Theory. However, the article poses this proposed debate of how people learn best and … More To PBL or NOT TO PBL (Is that the correct Question?)
At a conference recently I was asked to reflect on what I remember learning at school. These experiences could include subjects, topics, projects, specific content or skills. I must admit, I actually found this task quite challenging (which could be a reflection on my memory). However, I do have three vivid memories, that I could recall and each one … More Projects Vs Project Based Learning: What is the difference?