Category: Learning

August 6, 2019 Island Teacher

Many years ago I taught a boy who had very little interest in the diet of stories and writing tasks that seemed to dominate most primary classrooms. In this small rural school, quite a few of the children knew that they would inherit the family farm and dairy herd. This…

November 13, 2018 Island Teacher

Recently I have written about the future of education and the challenge to prepare students for the rapidly changing sphere of the employment market.  There are many commentators who have started to address the need to prepare students for a future that  involves Artificial Intelligence. The challenge of the future…