After Katrina

The Fordham Institute: suggestions for rebuilding after Katrina: 1. Build from the bottom up. Rather than re-creating a school system, New Orleans should create a system of schools. This is a chance to keep the central office minimal. The early focus should be on creating new, excellent, autonomous schools and figuring out what services . Read More …

Druid of the Year

Maureen passed this link onto me. On the Centre for Tertiary Excelence: From scoop . . . a speech by Trevor Mallard . . . As you all know, we have made $4 million per year available for a national centre of tertiary education excellence, and the Teaching Matters Forum was established to lay the Read More …

Final Workshop: FLLinNZ

My FLLinNZ year is is nearly over. This week is the end of year workshop and presentations from each of the 15 FLLinNZers. Some highlights . . . Merrolee. Dunedin Poly. Communities of Inquiry – not a private journery, Learning ‘with’ not ‘from’. I was interested in her connectedness with the Occupational Therapists who are Read More …