[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] Welcome to the Western Melbourne Secondary College interactive professional development blog on social class, student engagement, and the inclusive classroom. Click below for the separate blog entries which we shall collectively work through and annotate as required. A Matter […]
[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] We like to see Australia as an egalitarian society, free of the old baggage of Europe and the pathologies of American society, yet the evidence would suggest that we are not and that we are becoming more of an […]
[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] A structural perspective on class enables us to see how individual student troubles, often reflected through troublesome behaviour or lack of school engagement, can have social determinants what is sometimes called possessing a sociological imagination. Seeing the question of […]
[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] Click on the two images for a more detailed look. The above two images, firstly, show us what a concept map is in theory, and, secondly, the application of the idea of a concept map to a specific area […]
[Posted Pursuant to Memorandum on Modalities of Completion A Task 2] The literature identifies six pedagogical approaches that can facilitate the learning of working class and low SES students in ways that bridge incongruity between the student body and the institutional context those being Know and respect your students Offer […]
On Sunday North Korea tested a ballistic missile, and according to US Strategic Command it was a medium to intermediate range missile, there’s a spread there, and this had everyone reaching for their Musudans. But then reports gave an apogee of 550km, and it was like WTF. Initial reports stated […]
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