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teacher observations

July 25, 2015

Teacher observations

Selected reference

Coe, R., Aloisi, C., Higgins, S. & Major, L.E. (2014). What makes great teaching? Review of the underpinning research. The Sutton Trust retrieved July 25, 2015

look out #schoolholidays

July 19, 2015
Plane window lomo

School holidays?

Begin here with the aid of Qantas.

Depart Perth domestic terminal. Look out on your country’s vast interior:

PlaneWindowFramed.jpgSo much space. 

Arrival in Hobart will be marked by a change in topography, light and temperature. According to your guide-on-the-side

Although a good deal milder than they had been used to back in England, Hobart’s climate was a big problem to the early settlers, huddled in tents or shanties with only the light cotton clothing they had been issued with (Timms, 2009, p. 182).


Refer to maps (this perspective for Theatre Royal where you were lucky enough to see Meow Meow).

IMG_5595Seek out sustenance:


Salamanca vegies

bookstore window

Wander streets…

Hobart housespottingAnd savour the Gothic…



Admire changing views – revel in chance discoveries:




Before returning with Virgin Australia in readiness for landmarks/ circumstances which lie ahead:


Selected reference

Timms, P. (2009). In search of Hobart. Sydney: UNSW Press.

books of instructions

July 19, 2015

books of instructionsSelected reference

Phillips, J.A. (1987). Bluegill in Fast Lanespp. 66-88. London: Faber and Faber.

The will to act 

July 11, 2015
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Selected reference

Langer, E.J. (2014). Mindfulness: 25th anniversary edition. Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press.

Secret side

July 7, 2015
William St HDR

secretive side Selected reference

Whish-Wilson, D. (2013). Perth. Sydney: NewSouth Publishing.

all you need

July 4, 2015

all you need

Selected reference

Hemingway, E.M. (1964). A moveable feast. London: Vintage.

obsessed with measuring achievement

June 27, 2015

obsessed with measuring achievement

Selected reference

Hattie, J. (2015). What works best in education: The politics of collaborative expertise. Open Ideas series by Pearson retrieved June 23, 2015

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