Looking Forward, looking back

I haven’t written much lately – I’ve honestly been smashed off my feet being back at school after a time away at PLANE. I did write a couple of posts earlier in the year about some ideas that I’d used in my teaching – an Inquiry approach for my senior class (“No Spoons”) and a … Read more Looking Forward, looking back

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Road Safety Film Festival

Our theory program for Year 10 in Semester 1 is called “Party without Pain”. It deals with the intersection of multiple risk factors when celebrating, and hopefully leaves the students with a better understanding of the concept of “celebrating safely”. One of the risk factors we cover is road safety. Trying to make this concept … Read more Road Safety Film Festival

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DVR Glasses

I recently bought some DVR glasses from Kogan. I thought they might be an interesting experiment for a PE classroom. This test was with my son sitting in the front seat of our car, on the way to his school. I noticed the .avi video quality was much better viewed straight form the memory card. Uploaded to YouTube, it seemed to … Read more DVR Glasses

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Maggie map

I was out riding today, and got swooped twice by magpies. I love magpies, but they unfailingly scare the hell out of me when they do that. I know the swooping only happens at the beginning of Spring, and I’m ready for it. But I know some aren’t. So I started a map to locate … Read more Maggie map

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