Valete Year 12, 2011

As another cohort of Grammar girls launch into their independent lives, Mrs P Harvey-Short reports on how the girls spent their final days at School.

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Remembrance Day, 2011

Mr A Dale draws attention to the timeless meditations of Remembrance Day, and the poetry that captures a sense of the occasion.

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New Horizons

Mrs Marise McConaghy reviews the processes of each Year level as they move up in the School to fill the vacancy left by the departing seniors, and bids farewell to a colleague.

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The Scholarship of Teaching

On World Teachers Day (Friday 28 October), Ms Samantha Bolton looks at the changing culture of education, and summarises recent key research that has enabled both teachers and students to engage more effectively in the classroom.

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Curating creativity to curating content – are we being sculpted?

... Exploring the characteristics and applications of creativity has attracted researchers and business worldwide. The focus on creativity as a path to improvement and its perceived role in superior problem solving, thinking and entrepreneurial success has become an industry in itself. Unfortunately, governments and bureaucracies (including education) see creativity primarily as a process, a tool for a solution, rather than something far more essential, elusive and enmeshed with sophisticated interpersonal communication and enhanced understanding of our world.

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