ABC OF INQUIRY – BELIEF SYSTEMS

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ABC of Inquiry - belief systems

ABC OF INQUIRY – BELIEF SYSTEMS ABC of Inquiry – BELIEF SYSTEMS “You are what you breathe. You dream what you breathe” this quote by Jeanette Winterson in her book Gut Symmetries always reminds me how the deeply seated beliefs that we hold inform and impact on all our decisions. As teachers we have a responsibility to be aware of the belief systems we … Read More

ABC of Inquiry – BALANCE

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ABC of Inquiry - BALANCE

ABC of Inquiry – BALANCE ABC of Inquiry – BALANCE  is captured in the words of Indira Gandhi “We must learn to be still in the midst of activity and vibrantly alive in response”. These words remind us that finding balance is an important but subtle affair. Everyone on a learning community needs an opportunity to reflect on and find ways to balance the demands, needs and … Read More

ABC of inquiry – BACKWARDS BY DESIGN

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ABC of Inquiry Backwards by Design

ABC of inquiry – BACKWARDS BY DESIGN ABC of inquiry – Backwards by design “We need to start imaging the future or it will get imagined for us…” Moshin Hamid’s words can be seen as an invitation to work collaboratively as a learning community,to imagine the future and then plan backwards for it. Planning with a future in mind, gives teaching … Read More

ABC of inquiry – ATTITUDE

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ABC of inquiry – ATTITUDE

ABC of inquiry – ATTITUDE ABC of inquiry – ATTITUDE: Teaching and learning have a unique vocabulary, a shared language of understanding. What attitude will you use to frame the reading of another entry in the ABC of inquiry, a dictionary of ideas for teachers, parents and learners? ATTITUDE: You giving me ‘tude? An attitude is a way of thinking … Read More

ABC of inquiry-ASSESSMENT

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ABC of INQUIRY - Assessment

ABC of inquiry – Assessment ABC of inquiry-Assessment: Teaching and learning have a unique vocabulary, a shared language of understanding. We invite to assess for yourself another entry in the ABC of inquiry, a dictionary of ideas for teachers, parents and learners. ASSESSMENT: You’re testing me… Assessment is an ongoing process that helps learners adapt, make informed choices and be aware … Read More

ABC of inquiry – AGENCY

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ABC of Inquiry -Agency

ABC of inquiry – AGENCY ABC of inquiry – AGENCY: Teaching and learning have a unique vocabulary, a shared language of understanding. Over the next few weeks we will be sharing some of the ideas and practices that sit behind the language of learning. Here is another entry in theABC of Inquiry , a dictionary of ideas for teachers, parents and … Read More

ABC of inquiry -ACTIVE

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ABC of Inquiry -Active

ABC of inquiry -ACTIVE ABC of inquiry -ACTIVE: Teaching and learning have a unique vocabulary, a shared language of understanding. Over the next few weeks we will be sharing some of the ideas and practices that sit behind the language of learning. Welcome to the the ABC of Inquiry , a dictionary of ideas for teachers, parents and learners. ACTIVE: … Read More