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My time is valuable… I can give private tuition discounted to $75 per hour

I was approached, not for the first time, to help a student catch up on some missed work during nonteaching hours. I asked if they had read the material posted, talked to friends. Unsurprisingly and somewhat disappointingly the answer was … Continue reading

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Should staff and students share toilets?

Many secondary schools have migrated to gender-neutral toilets. Some schools have gone the next step of gender neutral and shared staff and student toilets ie same general area with separate self-contained toilet areas. This makes some staff uncomfortable… Is this … Continue reading

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Looking for CSV datasets useful for students to practice SQL

Following an initial trawl of government datasets and public registers (including open data govt website), I am asking if anyone got any recommendations regarding relevant (CSV) data sets I could provide students with for structuring a database and using SQL … Continue reading

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Students have plenty of extra curriculum options…

The following list is illustrative of the range of activities students can get involved in at WEGC. This excludes sports… I am fairly sure there is a Chess club, interesting to see a D&D group. No gaming group – yet.

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Lockdown video – should I show it?

I wonder if I can/should show this to my NZ students?

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Hybrid jobs – worth a read

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/03/are-you-ready-for-the-rise-of-hybrid-jobs/  

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Strike 2

Year 9 students will not be taught on Tuesday… part of ongoing strike action. I wonder if Novapay as a computer system has the flexibility to partially deduct from a teachers salary for only those teachers that teach Year 9 … Continue reading

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