Making Learning Visible

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21st Century Learning

Above & Beyond is a story about what is possible when communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity transform learning opportunities. I still remember the structure and environment of my classroom when I was...


Patterns in Nature

Patterns in nature are visible regularities of form found in the natural world. These patterns recur in different contexts and can sometimes be modelled mathematically. Natural patterns include  symmetries, trees, spirals, meanders, waves, foams, tessellations, cracks and stripes. “Early Greek philosophers studied pattern, with Plato,  Pythagoras and Empedocles ...


Building Our Schemas

The most effective type of teaching is when we plan ahead (pre), during and at the end (post). Before we can delve into a new concept, we must scaffold our student’s overall comprehension and critical...