Standardized Tests

Teachers who blame students for being bored is the equivalent to yelling at the hammer after you strike your own thumb.   Diane Ravitch says: Be careful Canada (and Australia!) I know many Canadian educators who are rightfully sceptical of the debacle that is American Education Reform. We should not be too quick to dismiss […]

IN TIMES OF CHANGE…

(C) Julie Boyd jboydedu(at)gmail.com www.julieboyd.com.au In times of change learners inherit the earth while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists Eric Hoffer It is my blessing these days to be able to walk morning and evening on a beautiful beach. Every day is different with new […]

The Future of Cooperative Learning

To download complete article click here: ##The Future of Cooperative Learning (D4 (C) Julie Boyd 2011 In a time of accelerated and massive change, when conventional resources are quickly being depleted, cooperative effort is needed to navigate the “rapids of change.” ABSTRACT The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation. Bertrand Russell Cooperative Learning […]

The Future of Cooperative Learning

The Future of Cooperative Learning In a time of accelerated and massive change, when conventional resources are quickly being depleted, cooperative effort is needed to navigate the “rapids of change.” ABSTRACT The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation. Bertrand Russell Cooperative Learning is one of the best researched fields of classroom based practice […]