Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School: enabling student-centred learning and higher order thinking skills

Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (PEGS) is a well-established Melbourne independent school with a long history of a focus on student-centred learning and higher order thinking skills. In sharing their experience of LearningField the school describes it as a teaching and learning tool: to guide student learning, provide a deeper understanding of concepts and ultimately allow students to be thinkers and not just learners. The school has also been a strong user of the collaboration features of the service with notes, discussions and online communication with teachers improving the sharing of concepts and making projects more interesting. 

Arden Anglican School: Interacting with textbooks across all their subjects, all within the one LearningField app

Arden is an independent Sydney school using LearningField.  In the following Northern District Times article the school describes how its  students, equipped with iPads, are able to read, annotate, communicate and highlight in the textbooks across all their subjects, all within the one LearningField app. Grace de Rijk, 14, is in Year 9 at Arden  is using…

Queenwood: Improving teacher flexibility and closing the bag on heavy books

Queenwood is a Sydney independent girls school using LearningField. In the following Mosman Daily article the school describes its own experience of using LearningField. Queenwood teacher Sarah Jones said the textbook-free way of teaching had far-reaching advantages for both teachers and students. “It gives me greater flexibility as I am not restricted to just one…