Stronger Smarter Stories

A strength-based approach in the Kimberley

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A strength-based approach in the Kimberley

  Sam Saunders Teacher School of Special Educational Needs ‘Most of the schools up here are Stronger Smarter schools so we all come from a common place and we all endorse those practices and high expectation leadership.’ Sam Saunders, Teacher Engagement     Sam...

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A collaborative teaching approach at St Augustines

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A collaborative teaching approach at St Augustines

Renee Matheson Principal St Augustine’s Parish Primary School ‘Stronger Smarter – it’s really about common language. It affirmed a l0t of my feelings about teaching and education and it’s really about our students. If you’ve always got the students in your...

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High expectations at Lockhart State School

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High expectations at Lockhart State School

Evelyn Allard Teacher Lockhart State School ‘When I did Stronger Smarter and read Chris Sarra’s book, I felt like it really changed my life. I suddenly said “no, I’m not going to dumb down the curriculum. These kids are so smart I need to change my approach.’ Evelyn...

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Max Lenoy yarns about Digital Technologies and Indigenous Knowledges

by on May, Thu, 2019 in News, Stronger Smarter News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Max Lenoy is Kuku Yalanji on his Dad’s side from Mossman and the Gulf area. Through his Mother, he connects to Hughenden and the Djirrbal and Warungum mobs. Max is leading our SSiSTEMIK Masterclass in Digital Technologies at the Australian Catholic University at their Banyo, Brisbane campus. ...

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St Kieran’s Catholic School

by on Dec, Thu, 2018 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Principal Claudine Dank, says the ideas that Stronger Smarter teaches are important to St Kieran’s Catholic School  with a 17% Indigenous student population and situated on the traditional lands of the Kalkadoon people at Mt Isa. Claudine says the Stronger Smarter Approach fits well with the...

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Celebrating Indigenous culture at Coal Point Public School

by on Aug, Mon, 2018 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Celebrating Indigenous culture at Coal Point Public School

“For me, it has made sure that I’m conscious, not only in my classroom, but within my stage that I’m setting high expectations for myself and staff and this filters down to the students, using the tools that Stronger Smarter provided.” (Kate Payne)  Kate Payne and Louise Groves, Assistant...

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