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Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning

Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a major educational trend, as schools push to engage student and improve educational outcomes.  While a lot can be said about the concept and place of PBL in contemporary schools, it is important to understand how to create, implement and assess it within the classroom.  Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning: […]

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Placing Students on a Literacy Continuum

Over the course of Term 1 in my Professional Learning Team (PLT) at school, we have been analysing the writing skills of (all) the students in Year 7-10.  This has been an intensive task, where we have had to analyse up to a hundred pieces of writing each, identify key components in the writing, plot […]

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Mathematics PBL Posts

Literacy Continuum in Mathematics

As part of the PLT (Professional Learning Teams) at Parramatta Marist we are exploring identifying where students sit on the NSW DEC Literacy Continuum.