Heading to the Northern Territory

Heading to the Northern Territory

My teaching round this semester is at Ngukurr in the Northern Territory. This concept map shows my current perceptions of remote teaching in an Indigenous community. I also include some key concerns and relevant theory I am engaging with to address some of my queries (i.e. a Eurocentric curriculum).


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July 31, 2013 · 1:15 am

Fair for all?

Fair for all?

Why does our education system treat students as though they are identical? By recognising the differences in our class and acknowledging our students’ virtual backpacks (Thompson 2002) we will better understand their strengths and needs and be able to adapt our teaching methods to enable learning.

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July 21, 2013 · 12:58 pm

Why do you want to be a teacher?

Why do you want to be a teacher?

When the nation questions the motives and values of teachers this image always comes to mind.

image from google.

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July 21, 2013 · 12:50 pm

“The foundation…

“The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.” Diogenes Laertius

I chose to start my  blog with this quote because it sums up one of my core beliefs that education is what shapes society, and in order to survive and succeed education is vital. To create change, we must educate.

My blog is called ‘Teaching Zoe’ in recognition of the importance of continuing to learn throughout my teaching career – being a ‘life long learner’. This is a space for me to share images, ideas and learning experiences to do with teaching.

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April 7, 2013 · 6:59 am