My Communities of Practice

Teaching should be a collaborative task.   The NZ Ministry of Education refers to this idea as collaborative learning cultures (CLCs).   When I started teaching in it was an individualised exercise.  This is – thankfully – no longer the case and I now work collaboratively with a number of professional groups and communities.  This allows many … Continue reading My Communities of Practice


Gamification in NCEA Geography

This is something I have been pondering off and on for a few years now.  Back in 2003 I made a really basic game using Microsoft Word where students had to drag the label onto the correct bit of a rather awesome 2D MS paint drawing of a rain forest that I did.  I have … Continue reading Gamification in NCEA Geography