Paper - Non-Refereed

Although critical thinking theory can be traced back to Bloom
While education needs its visionaries, the reality for many teachers in our schools is that they are only
For the last two years both the Catholic Education Office and the ACT Department of Education offered the SharePoint Services collaborative server software to support special projects, or special groups of teachers, often spread over vast areas of land. This presentation discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using this free software to support teachers' professional learning and previews some of the features of SharePoint Services II, with WebLogs, .NET Web parts and a host of other cool, new features to help teachers collaborate.
At SJC we have used Lego Robotics in our Year 9 course since 2000. Over that time we have moved away from prescriptive building and programming to Problem Solving Learning. In this the students, working in groups, are given minimum training in software for the control units and a series of increasingly difficult tasks to complete using their Lego Robots. Being a boys school, it is seen as important that the students develop co-operative learning skills and are given feedback immediately as to whether their solution works or not.
ACCE Partners
ACCE Partners
ACCE Partners
ACCE Partners