The Unlimited Learning Space is a place where we remove some of the limits to learning. Students are encouraged to develop a more independent approach to gaining knowledge and creating solutions as they manage their time and resources through a learning contract. Tasks and activities in the ULS have been planned to promote critical thinking and a deeper level of understanding. This term we are focussing on Blooms Taxonomy of thinking, De Bono's 6 thinking hats and Thinkers Keys in relation to the topic they are engaged in and with 2 teachers in the space, students are being well supported through this process. We hope you enjoy checking out what is happening in the ULS, we welcome your comments - Tracey Pacheco (ULS Teacher).

Friday, 14 February 2014


When students finish tasks on their contract they are encouraged to book at conference with a teacher. In regular classroom settings there can be a long line of students waiting for the teacher and this means time wasted for students and undue pressure  on the teacher. Conferencing 1 on 1 means quality time spent with the student and a real conversation is had about their learning on the task. This is the ideal opportunity for teachers to assess learning and students to showcase their understanding.  Students seem to appreciate the quality time and are steadily learning to respect this 1 on 1 time while they wait for their conference.

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