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Teaching Philosophy


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This captures my teaching philosophy and how I view learning as something we will forever promote and do with our children.

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Teaching Philosophy

  1. 1. Learning is creativeWe can becreativethinkers andopenly expressour thoughtsand ideas. Photo of children making a stencil poster taken by Penny Hill at School P, June 2011. Permission granted by photographer to use photographer’s name.
  2. 2. Learning iswonder We can choose to explore, even if we are not certain where we will end up. Photo of F and A, my little friends, taken by myself in Monterosso, Italy, August 2010.
  3. 3. Learning is inspiration We can learn from each other and share stories, knowledge and experiences.Photo of children and I making personal mind maps taken by class teacher at School E, Arusha, Tanzania, May 2010.
  4. 4. Learning isgrowthWe can learn fromour mistakes so thatwe may grow and bethe best that we canbe. Photo of the Giant Boab ‘Gija Jumulu’ taken by myself at Kings Park, Perth, May 2012.
  5. 5. Learning is funWe can laugh andmake every learningexperience positiveand enjoyable,something on whichwe can look back andsmile. Photo of a student and myself competing in a sack race taken by a student of School E, Arusha, Tanzania, May 2010.
  6. 6. Learning is soaringWe can rise, no matter what our culture, class orreligion may be, and reach our full potential. Photo of the sun rising and a hot air balloon taken by myself over Egypt, June 2010.
  7. 7. Learning is adventure We can embrace the challenge, persevere and believe in ourselves, for anything is possible.Photo of myself taken by Darren Maratos climbing up Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, June 2010.Permission granted by photographer to use photographer’s name.
  8. 8. Learning is flexibleWe can bendand adapt ourthinking,welcomeothers andtheir ideas, andhence, be opento thepossibilities. Photo of some of my little friends and myself taken by a friend in La Spezia, Italy, October 2010.
  9. 9. Learning is active We can think critically about our world so that we may be active and valuable citizens of our global community and make a difference.Photo of Year 3 children from School R taking notes along the Bidi KatitjinyAboriginal Women’s Trail at Piney Lakes, September 2012.
  10. 10. Learning is lifelongWe can take each moment as a learning opportunity,for our learning journey is vast and forever. Self-taken photo in Italy, September 2010.