“Thank you for providing these opportunities to both the teachers and students. As the Dept head and Director of Professional Growth I cannot express my gratitude for passionate educators, such as yourself, that are willing to share their practice to develop colleagues.”

Kylie Robinson – Director of Professional Growth, St Brigid’s  Lake Munmorah

“Simon’s PD is fantastic….best PD I have been on. Don’t miss out….very relevant and helpful!”

MaryAnne Smalley – Pittwater High School

“Outstanding work in the name of ensuring all students have the highest quality educational experiences possible”

The Educator – in ‘Hot List 2017

“Simon Crook’s commitment to improving the quality of science teaching in both primary and secondary schools is second to none”

The Educator – in ‘The Who’s Who in Education 2015 Hot List

“His senior Physics enrichment work is best practice in collaborative learning”

Mick Egan – Principal at LaSalle Catholic College Bankstown

“By improving staff capacity, we are now much better placed”

Chris Browne – Principal at Hennessy Catholic College

“He is putting into practice his cutting-edge PhD research on the application of technology in teaching and learning in science”

Prof Geraint Lewis – Professor of Astrophysics & ARC Future Fellow, The University of Sydney

“My son goes to St. Felix and loves your science lessons”

Nina Hanna – Parent on Twitter

“We now think Science is our favourite subject.”

Aneela Pereira – Year 1 Teacher, St Ambrose Primary, Concord West

“THANKYOU so much for organising the science program for all the students – what a TREAT! My Son came home so excited about all the experiments… and he especially loved wearing the lab coat and goggles! I am so pleased the school is providing a ‘hands-on’ science program – it is so engaging and entertaining! I hope the teachers get to partake in all the activities too!!”

Parent letter to organising teacher, St Ambrose Primary, Concord West

“Visionary in terms of ambition for learners in schools and empathetic with the needs of time-poor educators”

Ewan McIntosh – CEO, NoTosh

“In my opinion, Simon has been instrumental in helping advance the culture of teaching and learning with technology in the Catholic school system”

Chris Betcher – Founder, Crux Learning

“Simon displays an irrepressible desire to improve learning for the students in his care and beyond”

Matt Esterman – eLearning Coordinator, St Scholastica’s College, Glebe

“Simon is a fantastic educator, mentor, facilitator and big-picture thinker”

Alma Loreaux – Innovative Technologies Integrator, Pymble Ladies’ College

“This is a beautifully written manuscript, it is the superlative piece of scholarship I have reviewed for the CITE Journal in my six years serving them as a reviewer”

Reviewer #1 – CITE Journal (Science)

“Your article is probably the most professional I have ever read in an Education journal”

Andrew Brown – Commenter, The Conversation

“It was a really good day, Simon helped deepen our thinking”

Caro Johnstone – Urrbrae Agricultural High School, South Australia

“Knew exactly what he was talking about and teaching us about, was well-prepared for all sessions and gave great feedback and scope for flexibility according to the group’s needs.”

Trent Critchley – James Sheahan High School, Orange

“This is the best PL out there!”

Murray Rose – Denison College Bathurst High Campus

“My son received this book from Santa and he has read it every day since Christmas..I think we have you to thank for his love of Space and being excited about reading”

Dr Joanna Winchester – Parent on Twitter

“Thank you for running the PD on Preparing for the 2019 HSC at Chiefly College last week. It was a great learning experience. Keep running these days I recommend them to my staff all the time. CrookED Science PD have been the best PD learning experiences I have had.”

Estelle McNaught – Head of Science, Norwest Christian College

“When I saw the exam I almost jumped for joy because I felt like I had prepared my students as best I could with all the extra skills focus after attending the exam PL. I’ve made some great connections with other teachers I’ve met at your courses and this has been invaluable. “

Emma Gourlay – Science Teacher, Masada College

“Hello Simon. Just letting you know that I have had so much positive feedback about our Science day. Even one of my mums was raving about the positive experience her son had today because of your presence! You are worth your weight in gold!”

Christine Bitar-Claxton – Principal, St Joseph’s Primary, Moorebank

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