• TeachTechPlay Touchcasts – Digital Leaders

    A highlight listed by many of the teachers that attended the TeachTechPlay conference was the heavy involvement of students in making the conference amazing.  Below are reflections from the four Digital Leaders that attended and filmed the conference.  They have also created amazing TeachTechPlay Touchcasts to capture the highlights. From Joel & Mia Our  favourite… Continue Reading

  • Wellbeing and Technology

    I attended a Positive Education School Association conference which gave me an opportunity to  gain access to resources, stories of best practice, latest research and linking us with leaders in the field of Positive Education. I wanted to share with you some really exciting Mental Health and Wellbeing apps that we were introduced to and would… Continue Reading

  • Women in Educational Leadership

    I was fortunate enough to attend this conference where I listened to both local and international keynote speakers discuss their journeys and challenges in becoming successful leaders. The conference opened with dinner and keynote from Ita Buttrose on the Friday night – Ita told her story and had the audience mesmerised! What an extraordinary woman… Continue Reading

  • Understanding and Supporting Children with Anxiety

    Due to the evolving needs of children in schools, it is important for teachers to have an understanding of anxiety and to develop strategies to help support their individual needs. Jules Haddock is a REACH Facilitator who works in community health. She has had personal experience with mental illness and anxiety in her family, and… Continue Reading

  • TeachTechPlay

    On the last Thursday and Friday of the school holidays, Ivanhoe played host to the TeachTechPlay conference.  The TeachTechPlay conference, designed by teachers for teachers, was two exhilarating days of professional learning, sharing and networking.  The conference showcased innovative use of technology that can impact on learning for all.  Visitors from as far as Hong… Continue Reading

  • The power of audience

    “When student work culminates in a genuine product for an authentic audience, it makes a world of difference.” Steven Levy In a post for ASCD titled the “Power of Audience”, Steven writes that the “most effective way to engage students in learning is to create an authentic audience, giving them a sense that someone else… Continue Reading

  • Our 2015 story – the iBook

    Ivanhoe Learn began as a platform for voice and transparency.  A place for staff and students to share the learning that happens at Ivanhoe Grammar School.  Like all schools, we are a busy place and Ivanhoe Learn can provide a fantastic window in the classrooms of our teachers and our students.  A huge part of… Continue Reading