After having this blog recommended to me by 2 colleagues I decided to have a read and can say I thoroughly enjoyed it. Bruce Hammonds blog has some recent posts with very interesting information and ideas around National Standards and the Revised NZ Curriculum. I identified with the following image as I think about education and the shift that all involved need to make as we consider changes in technology and try to prepare learners for success in their lives:
I am currently very interested in upskilling myself in inquiry learning as I have been involved in several inquiries this year and feel I have not quite got there! Even although I have tried very hard! I am looking forward to 2010 and having more attempts at this exciting and powerful approach to learning and will be keen to centre my personal learning goal around this area.