ARE YOU STRONG ENOUGH? Teaching as a Gladiator Sport

(C) Julie Boyd www.julieboyd.com.au “Why are you crying miss?” Every teacher has low points in their professional life but when it comes in your first month I wonder if things really have changed in the past thirty years. A young friend has just started in her first teaching position. It’s in a secondary school that […]

Schools As Collaborative Learning Communities

SCHOOLS AS COLLABORATIVE LEARNING COMMUNITIES © Julie Boyd 2010 (updated from an original 1993 article) Taken individually, each concept in the phrase “collaborative learning community” has incredible power and together, there is a synergy, a revolutionary force that we are only just beginning to recognize in schools. The school pictured above has given way to […]