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Leaders
Leaders
School Leadership Professional Learning and Skill Acquisition: Dispelling the Myths ‘The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born - that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.’ Warren Bennis (1989)
Ray Boyd (Principal, COVID Team), Rachael Lehr (doctoral student, Deputy Principal, West Beechboro Primary School), Dr Neil MacNeill (Ellenbrook Primary School)
Impact
Impact
Know Thy Impact! (Inscription at the temple of Apollo at Delphi) Reflections from our on-going Invitational Education and Visible Learning journey at Clarkson CHS.
John Young
Regions
Regions
Southern Cross scholarships up for grabs There's almost 400 scholarships now on offer at Southern Cross University for students commencing uni in 2021.
Retention
Retention
Forgetting: The challenge of teaching mathematics It is counterproductive to teach content in large/long blocks. Teaching needs to revisit the content in a planned cycle.
Calvin J. Irons Co-Founder of ORIGO Education)
STEM
STEM
Git(Hub) on board for industry standard STEM experiences A phrase that’s often linked to STEM is ‘jobs of the future’ and maybe there should be a career and industry focus to teaching STEM.
Invent
Invent
Hunt for Australia’s most inventive students Students from primary, lower secondary, senior secondary, TAFE and university are invited to put their thinking caps on for the inaugural Aussie Student Inventions competition.
Thinking innovation
Thinking innovation
2020 AI for Good Challenge experience – a learning reflection Dinel Bomiriya and Gideon Tse gained a lot from their experience with Microsoft’s AI competition and the world might gain an essential new technology.
Hub
Hub
Primary school now an award winning community hub Sandringham East Primary School in bayside Melbourne has won Learning environments Australasia – Vic Chapter’s inaugural People’s Choice Award for 2020.
Calm
Calm
Avoid going Apes#!t in the classroom Strategies to make better decisions when managing tricky parents and difficult students.
Phil Slade
AI course
AI course
Free AI for teachers course Macquarie University has partnered with IBM to develop a free course on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for teachers.
Differentiate
Differentiate
Labelling gifted students ... a double-edged sword It's important for schools to acknowledge and cater for gifted students, but there is a danger for the students who are selected into specially designed programs. 
Karen Green
Biz
Biz
Kids learn how to start money making businesses Identifying business opportunities and developing them is a craft that can be learned and practiced, and the earlier you get started the better.
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