Teaching kids about $$$

Last year, myself and two colleagues conducted empathy interviews with high school students. The aim of the interviews was to gain a better understanding of what was important to our students. The interviews were conducted as part of a UTS workshop about implementing project based learning at school. Empathy is about truly understanding the positions […]

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Rewards and Consequences

As teachers, our job is to motivate and inspire teenagers who are experiencing their own physical, emotional and social challenges. In my experience, I have learnt that classroom management needs to be effective before learning can take place.┬áThe disciplinary nature of the job was surprising at first… and then draining… and finally enlightening as time […]

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