Eradicate Ambiguity in Learning by Aligning Processes Using an Organic Learning Rubric

We believe the key to eradicating ambiguity in school-wide learning is to align the learning process for all stakeholders. In our community, this is achieved through the Organic Learning Cycle. The cycle has been developed so that it can be utilised for every aspect of learning in the school whether you are a student, teacher, parent or leader. Our aim … Continue reading Eradicate Ambiguity in Learning by Aligning Processes Using an Organic Learning Rubric

Organic Learning Cycle

Our Organic Learning Cycle has been evolving since 2015. We attribute a lot of our thinking to our learning in Design Thinking. Significant staff changes and participation in system/government improvement projects led us to uncover tensions and ambiguities in our school-wide structures and processes that required critical discernment and creative thinking 'outside the box'. This became an opportunity to create a school research project and 'shake … Continue reading Organic Learning Cycle

A Brief Introduction…

The Organic Learning Blog will showcase some of the school-based research we are undertaking at St Mel's Campsie. Whilst our research began in 2015, we have not captured any of our progress until now. Organic Learning is the synthesis of ideas, practices, risks, innovations and reflections borne out of our inquiry learning journey shared with our critical friends at NoTosh … Continue reading A Brief Introduction…

The WHY…

What is the impact on learning across a school when young learners can observe an unambiguous cycle of learning in action for themselves, their teachers and the school’s leaders?