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Lyn Ross lives in Palmerston North, New Zealand. This wiki contains free resources related to teaching and eLearning.



Schools are either getting better or they are getting worse, because the rapidly accelerating pace of change make standing still impossible ~ Stoll and Fink



Education can be encouraged from the top-down but can only be improved from the ground up ~ Sir Ken Robinson



The challenges in learning and teaching


  • Creating learning environments to promote active learning, critical thinking, collaborative learning and knowledge creation
  • Developing 21st C literacies: information, digital and visual amongst learners and staff
  • Reaching and engaging today's learners
  • Encouraging innovation in learning and teaching with new technologies

Learners need to feel that their learning is worthwhile




Latest professional readings added:

Are iPads or Chromebooks better for schools

5 Critical Mistakes Schools make with iPads (and how to correct them)




Historically learning was centred on oral language. The printing press transformed the oral model of learning to a text model.

Now the Internet has caused a shift in learning and the text model has become an Internet based, multimedia-collaborative

method of learning.



Challenges for Teachers

  • Creating learning environments to promote active learning, critical thinking, collaborative learning and knowledge creation

  • Developing 21st Century literacies information - digital and visual amongst learners and staff

  • Reaching and engaging today's learners

  • Encouraging innovation in learning and teaching with new technologies


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Developing the Thinking Competency in your school


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