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Siamang Apes, Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo
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Lake Mulwala, Yarrawonga.
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Milford Sound, New Zealand
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Church of the Good Shephard, NZ
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Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra
Jobs I have done: Gardener, Warehouseman, Programmer, Computer sales, Computer Administrator, Systems Programmer, Office Automation, IT Team Leader, IT Communications Specialist, IT Infrastructure Director, Operating Systems Specialist, Open Source Specialist, Applications Development Director, Theologian, Lecturer, Minister, Business Man, Handy Man, Teacher and many other jobs and interests on the way. Read More...

Paul's E-Portfolio

I would fain grow old learning many things... --Plato

 

Professional Knowledge Know students and how they learn
  • Extensive strategies, theories and understanding from Grad Dip Ed.
  • Experience working with bible college students and other church groups
  • Experience through Grad Dip Ed Practicums
Know the content and how to teach it
  • Deep knowledge in ICT from extensive industry experience.
  • A life long interest in history
  • Experience through practicums, lecturing and staff development in teaching and mentoring.
Professional Engagement Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Extensive planning for teaching and learning in practicums including:
    • Development of the Wesnoth Unit.
    • Development of the Dynamic Web unit.
Create and maintain  supportive and safe learning environments
  • Most comfortable in a mentor supportive role
  • Lots of experience in supportive teaching and mentoring in the church
  • I ensure that a student's behaviour doesn't impact on other learners
Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
  • Created assessment for Wesnoth Games unit including rubric
  • Created assessment for web development unit including rubric
  • Marked tests and other assignments
Professional Practice

Engage in professional learning

Attended:

  • Birrigai Emergency Lockdown Procedures
  • Birrigai Emergency Asthma first aid
  • Birrigai Mandatory Reporting
  • Using Web 2.0 in Teaching
  • Tactical Teaching: Literacy
Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community
  • Worked with teachers in St Edmunds enabling them to teach the content of the Wesnoth unit
  • Worked with teachers in St Edmunds enabling them to teach the content of the PHP course
  • Undertook extensive work with the church including years of voluntary teaching in a bible college
  • Developed Chronicles in Parallel and released under a Creative Commons license
  • Consistently shared material and resources