Story books provoking lesson ideas

My love for picture story books has me reading to my students at any opportunity I have. Linking to the curriculum, I use a range of wonderful titles to provocate students’ curiosities and wonderings, inspiring them to immerse themselves in further learning. Here are three of my favourite titles and activities that link to the … Continue reading Story books provoking lesson ideas

Using Google Tour Creator in the Classroom

Since its launch in 2015, my students have loved immersing themselves in locations all around the world with Google Expeditions. From exploring the International Space Station, to the Great Barrier Reef, Madagascar, Machu Picchu, and many other attractions, students have been able to deepen their understandings of our units of inquiry by experiencing these wonderful … Continue reading Using Google Tour Creator in the Classroom

Unleash Creativity & Curiosity in your Classrooms

If you have been following my journey over the past years you will be well aware that I am passionate about creating learning experiences for my students that unleash their creativity and curiosity. I believe these key elements empower students to take ownership of their learning by constructing meaning and understanding of our units of … Continue reading Unleash Creativity & Curiosity in your Classrooms

Google Edu On Air – Empowering Student Creativity

Designing lessons with G Suite’s collaborative tools can empower student creativity. Eleni will showcase how her teaching and learning pedagogy has been transformed by a range of Google apps allowing her students to collaborate, think critically and be creative across the curriculum. She will share her classroom workflow using G Suite to develop student voice, … Continue reading Google Edu On Air – Empowering Student Creativity

Learn Digital Podcast

I had the pleasure of chatting with Kim Maslin the host of the wonderful podcast Learn Digital to discus empowering student learning by Teaching with Technology. "In this episode, I speak with the incredibly accomplished Eleni Kyritsis. Eleni is a Primary School teacher from Melbourne, Australia who is the host of the TeachTechPlay web show and conference, as well … Continue reading Learn Digital Podcast

Connecting Classrooms

I have always been passionate about connecting my students learning to the wider community and an authentic audience. Technology enables us to transform our teaching and learning with endless possibilities, one of these being collaborating with classrooms and students all around the world. There are many wonderful opportunities teachers can design for students to share … Continue reading Connecting Classrooms

Sphero’s in the Classroom

  Article written for Education Today Term 3 2016 Vol 16 (3) As teachers we need to provide our students with opportunities to learn how to learn, supporting them to find and solve problems. Our role involves developing learners for many jobs that are yet to exist. The critical question we must ask as educators … Continue reading Sphero’s in the Classroom

More than just Picture Storybooks

Picture Storybooks are my favourite. They bring back so many wonderful childhood memories. There are some fantastic books that will capture your students imaginations, provoke their wonderings and allow them to generate their own ideas. Being very passionate about the Inquiry approach to learning and in particular Genius Hour, I have on display in my … Continue reading More than just Picture Storybooks