My Interdisciplinary Connections

As a Social Studies and Geography teacher there are a number of subject areas within and outside a Social Science silo that my subjects are able to align with or link to.  The diagram above attempts to visualise this. In his 2010 book Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in Secondary Education, Jonathan Savage states “the most … Continue reading My Interdisciplinary Connections

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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