Arts

What does it mean to be an Exceptional Learner?

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One of the biggest movements in education in the 21st century is to personalise learning for every student.

This supports the move away from an education system that had the central purpose of compliance and conformity, ranking students on their ability to reproduce the selected knowledge successfully, usually in an exam situation. Education now recognises that our current and future graduates need a broader and greater level of skills and abilities, and that diversity of these is critical for our society’s progression.
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Literacy and numeracy programs giving educational advantage

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At St John’s Grammar Junior School, we are passionate about helping every student develop the confidence to soar. Our teachers are committed to providing a learning environment that is nurturing and contributes to the development of students’ self-esteem and enthusiasm for ongoing literacy and numeracy learning. What gives our students the literacy advantage? … Continue reading

Connections and relationships aren’t interchangable

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As a teacher with a few years’ experience teaching Electronics to Middle School students I can personally vouch for the basic truth that connecting things together does not always lead to a productive relationship, and it is here that this little monologue dovetails with the subject of classrooms and teaching.
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