Monthly Archives: June 2012

Exams, achievement and assessing reflections

At school we have an exam week scheduled every term in week 9. This is something that every student and teacher is aware of, and it comes around quickly each term. This past week has been a rush of getting … Continue reading

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The car that would not start – craziness of life

At 11:40 this morning I received a frantic call from my wife. The car would not start and she was at a friends house in the middle of nowhere. Jos was getting cranky (its nap time around then) am I … Continue reading

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Business trip review

Well the students were terrific, and presented brilliantly, but unfortunately they did not win. It was hard to see their genuine disappointment on their faces after the hard work put in. We had a good discussion about the event, the … Continue reading

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Year 9/10 Business Excursion

Today I’m off with 12 students from my Year 9/10 Business class. They are taking part in the University of Southern Queensland’s ‘Funny Business’ competition. They had to come up with a small business concept, have a trading day and … Continue reading

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And so a journey begins…

Welcome to my first venture into blogging. It will be a journey of discovery, trial and error. I plan on sharing my experiences in teaching, reflections on education and the craziness of life. I look forward to this new step … Continue reading

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