Category Archives: Community

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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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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Engaging our parents in the Cybersafety conversation

This week is National Cyber Safety Week. Throughout this week we have been engaging in conversation with our students, teachers and parents about the issues surrounding cybersafety and keeping our children safe and sensible online. It is so important that … Continue reading

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Flipboard for iPad – Brings your web community to life!

Flipboard for iPad allows you to create a personalised magazine from your personal interests and web networks. It presents to you the very ideas that your friends and colleagues are recommending, not in the form of tweets or status updates, … Continue reading

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Twittering Teachers – Engaging communities of learners

To tweet or not to tweet? Why are some people so anti twitter, whilst others addicted? Is there a place for Twitter in schools? Does it have a purpose and can it engage an audience? Twitter, if used in the … Continue reading

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