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Unit Plan

This unit plan was used for a Year 8 class studying the theme ‘Pride and Prejudice’. It was intended to expose the students to these two terms in relation to Australia’s history and current situation. There was a strong focus … Continue reading

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Journal entry 3

One issue that I have been thinking about and discussing with colleagues for the last couple of years is to do with mobile phone policies in school. One school I had worked at had tried a ban on phone and found that … Continue reading

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Logical fallacies worksheet 1 – PDF

This first worksheet is a series of statement that are all logical fallacies. I had spoken to the students previously about logical fallacies as they were to feature prominatly in their second assignment. They all had a copy of the … Continue reading

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Journal entry 2

Although classroom management is generally a less arduous task in college than high school it is still an important factor. I was discussing this with my mentor after one of his classes. One of the reasons for this becoming easier … Continue reading

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Journal entry 1

I noted today that there is a distinct smoothness to my mentor teacher’s classes. They simply progress along a path that he appears to conduct the direction of. The occasional road bump is quickly and easily noticed and avoided. I … Continue reading

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Logical fallacies worksheet 2

The below worksheet was intended to give the students practice at identifying logical fallacies in text. This was written by me with the aim of encouraging engagement through contemporary topic and emotional engagement. I worked as intended, most students being outraged that … Continue reading

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Assignments

These assignments are in order of submission. They are intended to build upon each other to give a foundation knowledge of professional ICT skills, professional and persuasive writing and the media industry. Below is also the link to the master … Continue reading

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