Embracing Deeper Learning Exploring the Ulladulla Experience

Laura McBain, Kim Waters,  Sarah Hunt and Denise Lofts

Welcome to the resources to complement our Journey. Dig deep, and create your own journey. I thank all the amazing participants who joined Laura, Kim and Sarah on Wednesday 15th June.

Link to the presentation.

Presentation Slides

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2012    –  The Influences

AITSL – Leadership Learning – Professional Growth. Horizon Reports

Keys to School Leadership –  Text – By Phil Ridden & John De Noble


Yong Zhao – World Class Learners  – http://zhaolearning.com/

Video filmed on My iphone of Yong Zhao at the AITSL Empowering Local Schools. World class leading learners talking at the AITSL conference.

2013-The Driving Question.What does world class learning look like?

High Tech High  strong influence  of deep learning The Wheel Filmed with my iphone on a visit in 2013 to HTH.

Teachers are leading learners – Adult learning Unboxed HTH Project Cards

Austin’s Butterfly  – Ron Berger introduced to staff.

MAP – Make a Plan.. the UHS Alarm System embedded across the school  as a base.     Ask us about this. A way of scaffolding student responses, including Maths.

2014- Getting the Ball Rolling

The Element  By Ken Robinson Text and Ted Talk The-Element.pdf

Work that Matters- Text- Work That Matters A teachers guide to project based learning.

Setting the Standard  for  Project Based Learning  by John Larmer, John Mergendoller Suzie Boss

Setting the standard

2015   Big Leap of Faith

Growth Mindset- Carol Dweck – New Psychology of Success – learn to fulfil your potential.

Appreciative Inquiry – Jacqueline M.Stavros and Gina Hinrichs Building Strengths-based Strategy –

The Happiness Equation Neil Pasricha

The happiness Project – Happiness-Project-Gretchen-Rubin

2016   –    Mindfulness, Brain Plasticity – Neuroscience – Growth

Mindfulness for Life – Stephen Mckenzie Craig Hassed

Get out of your mind & into your Life for teens – Joseph V.Ciarrochi, Louise Hayes and Ann Bailey. get-out-your-mind-and-your-life-teens

Getting Results – Gonski Funding in Australian Schools – Text – IgiveaGonski.com

The Buddha walks into a Bar…A guide to life Lodro Rinzler

Taming the elephant mind – Lama Choedak Rinpoche  A handbook on the theory and practice of Calm Abiding Meditation

Simple Mind APP

Thriving Adolescent – Text by Louise Hayes and Joseph Ciarrochi

Blue Mind –  Wallace J.Nichols – Text and online

bluemind W.J. Nichols


GRIT – The power of Passion and Perseverance – Angela Duckworth

Principal of a fantastic secondary public school where our young people enliven their dreams through a growth mindset to fulfil their potential. Focussed on leadership that makes a difference in my school.

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