What a Load of Rubbish – S.A. ‘Leading The Way’

In South Australia, the culture of recycling dates back as far as the 1800’s with bottles being voluntarily returned to the drink manufacturers in order for the bottles to be re-used. In 1977, the container deposit legislation was put in place and in 2009 plastic bags were been banned from supermarket checkouts. This has put […]

Day 3: THE EXTRAVAGANT PALACE AND THE EDIBLE ARACHNIDS

  After the emotionally taxing genocide experience, I think all the boys slept well as I did. Our travels today would see us cover almost 300 kilometers from Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham in a north easterly direction. Firstly, we were guided through the extravagant Royal Palace or Preah Barum Reachea Veang Chaktomuk Serei Mongkol […]

Showing Restraint

As a teacher of young men I am constantly trying to engage students in activities that encourage restraint, whether it be meditation at the start of class, or developing a specific glossary of terms that must be included in a particular paragraph. I find that this gives students the ability to recognise what is important […]

Watch “5 Killer Training Sessions | GCN’s Cycling Tips”

When I enter holidays two things come to mind. Spend more time with my family and focusing more on training methods. Now that I’ve made the jump to racing, I like to be a little more deliberate in my approach to each session. Smashing myself for 1 to 2 hours just isn’t going to cut […]

Pear Deck for Active Engagement

Last year I came across, via twitter, an online presentation medium that lets the teacher present content live while viewing student responses from the phone and having anonymous student responses via the classroom projector. It’s called Pear Deck and it aims to make the live classroom more engaging and fun while not impeding on the […]