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Applying 'The Chaos Monkey' to your life

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tessa Gray Mar 4. 1 Reply

I am currently completing the whole life challenge and every few days, I get sent emails around practices that support improving my life from the inside out. Most of the time, I just flick the…Continue

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Brain Overload- How We Can Help Our Minds in Busy Times

Our brains are amazing organs that allows us to sort, organise and build information in such a way that makes planning and doing things easy. However, even this incredible system needs a bit of TLC from time to time. If we don’t give ourselves time to close one box before we open another, then things can get mixed up, misinterpreted and even lost. If this continues, we get caught up in a negative feedback loop; a little bit like venturing further and further into a labyrinth making it harder…See More
Dec 5
Sarah Whiting commented on Sarah Whiting's blog post Brain Overload- How We Can Help Our Minds in Busy Times
"Thank you Hazel, I love your idea of having a day every 4 weeks where you don't schedule any meeting. This sounds like a great way to give your mind the space to flow in an uninterrupted  manner. "
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Nov 15
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Brain Overload- How We Can Help Our Minds in Busy Times

Our brains are amazing organs that allows us to sort, organise and build information in such a way that makes planning and doing things easy. However, even this incredible system needs a bit of TLC from time to time. If we don’t give ourselves time to close one box before we open another, then things can get mixed up, misinterpreted and even lost. If this continues, we get caught up in a negative feedback loop; a little bit like venturing further and further into a labyrinth making it harder…See More
Nov 15

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What is your profession?
CORE Facilitator- MLP/ MLE, Digital Technologies
What is your interest in ICT Enhanced Learning and Teaching?
As a practitioner who is all about student engagement and agency and looking forward to future schooling- ICT plays an avid role in it's development. Being connected to other people in other countries to teach a common goal is a destination I would like to arrive at. I also like the idea of supporting people on this journey too.
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sarahweb3
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@SWebstar

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Brain Overload- How We Can Help Our Minds in Busy Times

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 17:00 2 Comments

Our brains are amazing organs that allows us to sort, organise and build information in such a way that makes planning and doing things easy.



However, even this incredible system needs a bit of TLC from time to time. If we don’t give ourselves time to close one box before we open another, then things can get mixed up, misinterpreted and even lost. If this continues, we…

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The danger of a single story

Posted on May 20, 2017 at 22:04 0 Comments

We all are guilty of making assumptions and draw conclusion based on first impressions or partial pieces of information. However, this video, encourages us to stop, think and consider the need for multiple perspectives or stories to develop a well round understanding of the world and situations around us. 

As you watch the video, consider how this might impact on your own interactions with others and the world around you:…

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The contribution of teacher effectiveness maps and the TACTICS framework to teacher leader professional learning

Posted on November 28, 2015 at 10:53 2 Comments

Over 12 months ago, whilst still in the classroom, I had the opportunity to co-author a research publication around the role of Teaching as Inquiry and how to support teachers in structuring their in class research and learnings. Finally it has arrived and I wanted to share this piece of work with you all.

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Improving the quality of learning outcomes for…

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The F bomb of education!

Posted on October 18, 2015 at 12:34 1 Comment

Bringing positive disruption to education is my passion and inspired by Jane Gilbert,  this post is all about exposing the use of those seemingly harmless words in education that we seem to throw around willy nilly without a true understanding for what they mean and how to achieve them effectively. And guess what just by saying these words doesn’t bring about the disruption we need in education. All it does is put a label on a process that we are already doing or…

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At 13:56 on January 30, 2015, Hazel Owen said…

Haere mai! A really warm welcome to the Ethos Online Community, Sarah. I am delighted you accepted the invitation. Please feel free to have a good look around and to jump in with conversations, comments, suggestions and resources...and sharing things such as those wonderful poems that capture much of what you experienced and were reflecting on. Ka kite anō. Hazel :)

 
 
 

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