Author Archives: Kate Korber

About Kate Korber

I'm a passionate educator who loves helping teachers and parents understand how to engage our students in this digital world. I'm also a new Mum who is learning to tackle the everyday challenges of learning to be a parent of a beautiful baby girl. In this blog, I share stories of mayhem, milestones and fabulous finds from the mouths of Mothers!

Engaging Parents as Partners

Today I read a fantastic blog post by Greg Whitby over at Blueyonder. Greg Whitby is the Executive Director of Schools in the Diocese of Parramatta. As a teacher in the Catholic Education System in Melbourne, I admire the way that … Continue reading

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Get your Google On! Google Summit Snapshot #1

Today and yesterday, I was lucky enough to attend the Melbourne Google Summit. Two days of inspirations and innovations in the world of Google Apps. Our school has been using Google Apps for about three years, and whilst we would … Continue reading

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A Pinteresting way to engage your school community

This year, our school (St Thomas More Primary) has tried to engage our community in a variety of ways. As a Mum, Pinterest has been an engaging, accessible and effective way to find information, source ideas and connect with like … Continue reading

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Open planned learning spaces are the future

Last week, the Herald Sun published a great article about open planned learning spaces. A great read for any parent community, this article gives an insight into a discussion that is pervading most Victorian schools. To read more about this … Continue reading

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Engaging Reading Spaces

From circular book shelves, to book caves…some schools have really pushed the boundaries when it comes to the creation of engaging reading spaces. This post is dedicated to the sharing of some creative ideas that would inspire any reader.

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Engaging Spaces

Many schools have moved towards thinking creatively about the way in which learning spaces impact on student achievement. I have decided to add a new page to this blog that will be dedicated towards finding great articles and examples of schools … Continue reading

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Focusing on Student Achievement – My Focus Book

It’s been quite a while since my last post on Engaging Educators. Over the last year, I’ve had a baby, learned how to be a Mum (sort of) and returned to work. Over this time I’ve tried to keep in … Continue reading

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