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Personal Goal Setting - Goal Setting Tools from MindTools. Planning to Live Your Life Your Way Learn how to set effective personal goals.

Personal Goal Setting - Goal Setting Tools from MindTools

Many people feel as if they're adrift in the world. They work hard, but they don't seem to get anywhere worthwhile. A key reason that they feel this way is that they haven't spent enough time thinking about what they want from life, and haven't set themselves formal goals. After all, would you set out on a major journey with no real idea of your destination? Goal setting is a powerful process for thinking about your ideal future, and for motivating yourself to turn your vision of this future into reality. The process of setting goals helps you choose where you want to go in life. Flashcard Machine - Create, Study and Share Online Flash Cards. New Version of Blooms Taxonomy for iPad. Parent Communication Log. A List of Character Traits - Mrs. R. Teaching Digitally - Brisbane -

Books a teenage boy should read. Sean Power by SEAN POWER As a young fella, no matter how much my Mum tried to convince me, reading just wasn’t cool.

Books a teenage boy should read

I was happy living in a world filled with computer games and blockbuster-movies. But as I got older and thanks to a few good English teachers, I discovered that books weren’t all that bad. Looking back it sounds stupid. I learned that books could teach you about things that others wouldn’t talk about. I’ve already written on Mamamia about how one author helped me grab adolescence by the gut and take control. What was starting to feel like a rocky road, quickly became more manageable, thanks to reading the words written by an older Aussie bloke who’d already been there and done that.

I’ve since been searching libraries and bookstores to find other books that I wish I’d read as a teenager. Below is the list of six books I reckon every Aussie male teenager (fifteen years old and over) should own. Mums – all it needs it a gentle push. And why not make it a competition? 1. 2. 3. 2012 Conference, islPAL Conference, islPAL International Society on Leadership in Pedagogies and Learning. IslPAL International Society for Leadership in Pedagogies and Learning Inc.

2012 Conference, islPAL Conference, islPAL International Society on Leadership in Pedagogies and Learning

Second International Conference on Leadership in Pedagogies and Learning 04 – 05 August 2012 Stuartholme School, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 2012 is the year to take stock and value the professional educator and teaching quality. Welcome to the ACARA update. The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) plans to release the draft senior secondary Australian Curriculum in 14 subjects for English, Mathematics, Science and History for public consultation from late April to early July 2012.

Welcome to the ACARA update

The curriculum developed by ACARA for 14 subjects will include content and achievement standards that will provide the basis for greater consistency in what is to be taught in senior secondary years of schooling. The focus for consultation will be on whether the proposed curriculum content and achievement standards represent what young Australians should have the opportunity to learn in the senior years of schooling. Once approved, the national curriculum will be available for integration into state and territory courses which will also include additional information, guidelines and rules that meet local assessment and certification requirements. Quality Assessment design - Building an assessment design community [Qld Studies Authority] - (Private Browsing)

School profile. My School enables you to search detailed profiles of Australian schools simply by entering a school’s name, suburb or postcode.

School profile

On this site, you can quickly find statistical information about schools of interest to you and then compare their resources and performance with similar schools across the country. Before you start, it may be helpful to discover more about My School and the expanse of information you can access here. Click on the ‘More information’ tab above, or view the video below. My School is a unique and innovative online resource. It provides up-to-date quality data on the performance and resources available to more than 9,500 Australian schools. We acknowledge the strong interest in the site, as evident in the number of visitors each year to the site – over 1.2 million in 2013 – and appreciate the constructive feedback received from those who want more information and those who find the data informative and valuable.

Home - (Private Browsing) Home - (Private Browsing) Renewal of Registration - (Private Browsing) The QCT has developed the Continuing Professional Development Framework, the purpose of which is to recognise the importance of teacher engagement in continued professional development and to outline the expectations for renewal of registration.

Renewal of Registration - (Private Browsing)

A Fact Sheet also has been developed to more briefly outline the requirements. Required Continuing Professional Development The CPD undertaken by teachers must have regard to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and should demonstrate: a balance across the following areas: employer directed and supported CPD school supported CPD teacher identified CPD a range of types of CPD activities completion of at least the minimum annual amount required. Schools holidays and term dates for Queensland schools. ConnX.


Uni. Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong. Learning through osmosis didn't make the strategies list image courtesy of Flickr user Taking notes during class?

Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong

Topic-focused study? A consistent learning environment? All are exactly opposite the best strategies for learning. Really, I recently had the good fortune to interview Robert Bjork, director of the UCLA Learning and Forgetting Lab, distinguished professor of psychology, and massively renowned expert on packing things in your brain in a way that keeps them from leaking out. Here's what he said. First, think about how you attack a pile of study material. Instead of making an appreciable leap forward with yourserving ability after a session of focused practice, interleaving forces you to make nearly imperceptible steps forward with many skills. There’s one caveat: Make sure the mini skills you interleave are related in some higher-order way. And again, these tips generalize. Australian School Holiday Dates and Terms 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 by State Australian School Holidays Term Dates.