How schools can ‘Emulate Museums’ for engaging learning? (and it’s not how you might think)

Learning in the museum is essentially free-flowing for the visitor, yet carefully curated by the museum to provide a valuable learning experience. This post looks at how educators can take these ideas and apply them to curate learning for students.

Nokia, Ikea & Pickled Herrings: Learning from Scandinavia #CEFPI #SCIL (Part 2)

I presented a talk at the CEFPI NSW seminar that reflected on what we can learn from Scandinavia. It is an amalgam of my trips there over the last couple of years, to see what ideas, philosophies, learning spaces and systems that are in use and are successfully engaging students in their learning.  (There isContinue reading “Nokia, Ikea & Pickled Herrings: Learning from Scandinavia #CEFPI #SCIL (Part 2)”

Nokia, Ikea & Pickled Herrings: Learning from Scandinavia #CEFPI #SCIL (Part 1)

I presented a talk at the CEFPI NSW seminar that reflected on what we can learn from Scandinavia. It is an amalgam of my trips there over the last couple of years, to see what ideas, philosophies, learning spaces and systems that are in use and are successfully engaging students in their learning. (There is alsoContinue reading “Nokia, Ikea & Pickled Herrings: Learning from Scandinavia #CEFPI #SCIL (Part 1)”

Lifting Vision | Leaders Learning – SCIL Study Tour 2011

Vision becoming reality I am energized when a dream or vision for the future, one that I have been working on for some time, finally becomes reality. In less than two weeks we embark on the next big adventure About 1 year ago I was traveling with my colleagues from SCIL/NBCS on the study tour,Continue reading “Lifting Vision | Leaders Learning – SCIL Study Tour 2011”