The Mathematical Bridge Issue 5

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

Mathematical Bridge Issue 5  focuses on teaching and learning programs. We explore ideas for scope and sequences, as well as essential features of a mathematics program. In addition, we review resources to support the development and strengthening of mathematical concepts. We will discuss how students learn through addressing Vygotsky’s definition of Zone of Proximal Development… Continue Reading The Mathematical Bridge Issue 5

DE News 2015 T1 W09

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

“Life is very interesting. In the end some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” Drew Barrymore DE School News Deputy Principal Appointment – Southern Cross Congratulations to Greg Armstrong who has been appointed to the substantive position of DP Distance Education at Southern Cross. Greg has relieved in the deputy principal position on… Continue Reading DE News 2015 T1 W09

MovieCaptioner Support

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

MovieCaptioner  is the recommended desktop software for DEC Distance Education schools/ staff to caption videos. RDE has a site licence for this software. The installers and registration files can be found in the Non-teaching Materials collection on Equella. Please work with your school’s IT staff about installing this software on your computer. General help files How To Use… Continue Reading MovieCaptioner Support

DE News 2015 T1 W08

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” Confucius DE School News CHHS selected to participate in Australia – Indonesia Bridge Partnership Camden Haven High School has been chosen to participate in the Australia – Indonesia Bridge Partnership. This is a program that connects Australian school communities with their counterparts in Indonesia. In our… Continue Reading DE News 2015 T1 W08

DE News 2015 T1 W07

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Mahatma Gandhi DE School News Infinite Futures Conference – Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century The Infinite Futures 2015 Conference from 9-11 September will focus on Educational Leadership, Innovation and Technology. Workshops and keynotes presented by leading… Continue Reading DE News 2015 T1 W07

New resources on Common Sense Graphite

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

Renaissance to Rococo: 7 Art History Apps and Sites Want to make your art history lesson interactive and engaging but don’t know where to start? Check out our list of websites that feature educational resources to build your art history lesson plans while fostering an engaging dialogue with your students. Zoom In on These 12 Fun… Continue Reading New resources on Common Sense Graphite

DE News 2015 T1 W06

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

“Be so good they can’t ignore you.” Anonymous Infinite Futures Conference – Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century The Infinite Futures 2015 Conference from 9-11 September will focus on Educational Leadership, Innovation and Technology. Workshops and keynotes presented by leading Principals and Heads of School Curriculum with focus on Teaching and Learning for 2015 and… Continue Reading DE News 2015 T1 W06

‘SALT’ Bush Tour: regenerating women’s choices

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

 Delivering Try-a-Trade Workshops in South West NSW  The ‘SALT’ Bush Tour will begin in Yass on 16 March 2015 and finish in Wagga Wagga on 27 March 2015. Tour details are provided on the page 2 of the SALT 2015 flyer. SALT (Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen) is a support network for tradeswomen, apprentices and women/girls considering a career… Continue Reading ‘SALT’ Bush Tour: regenerating women’s choices

DE News 2015 T1 W05

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” B.B King DE School News Congratulations Hilary! Hilary Hughes, Principal of Open High School, has been awarded an Outstanding Contribution Award by the government of the Republic of Korea. Eighteen of these were presented world-wide and only one in Australia. The award… Continue Reading DE News 2015 T1 W05