Author Archives: Jason Reilly

Have online safety measures gone too far?

cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Tonie Pop A few things have come across my path in the last few weeks that have made me raise an eyebrow. During one aspect of my final COETAIL … Continue reading

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Change is Hard

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by deeplifequotes This post was inspired by a recent blogging conversation I was following from a recent tech conference hosted by Yokahama International School. Beyond Laptops was a collection of … Continue reading

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F.O.M.O the final project

I have it. To a certain extent I want my students to have it. Fear. Of. Missing. Out. I don’t want anyone to miss out. On anything. Whilst that can be used in a multitude of different aspects of school … Continue reading

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Managing the Magnet….

This post is more an observation seeking help rather than a statement of what good classroom management entails. My observations stem from my recent experience of working with a student who has an identified individual needs syndrome. I came to … Continue reading

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You spin me right round……..

Considering I have left my thoughts on the flipped classroom previously (I can’t believe that I have just linked to myself) I can now justify starting another post with a similar line…….. Old things in new ways. As I have stated previously I … Continue reading

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Our Model

Thanks Jeff for the link to Marc Prensky’s article. These 4 lines are killing me: Dabbling. Doing old things in old ways. Doing old things in new ways. Doing new things in new ways. Prior to doing this course I … Continue reading

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Make the conversations easy

A discussion on who should teach what is always a prickly one in any school. We regularly have conversations in regards to teaching students various different skills. Digital skills are just part of the conversation. Lumped in with those are … Continue reading

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Visual Overload

It really is amazing what happens when the class task is “make a movie”. I have to admit that I have attempted to do the same with slightly more guidance but make a movie nonetheless. I based my task on … Continue reading

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An Update on Organisation

                    Well 6 months in and I thought that a little reflection on the structure of digital technology in my class and my school is in order. What we have done … Continue reading

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Testing the global waters

Following on from my powerful images lesson our resident presentation expert Jago Gazendam suggested that I put together a Flickr group to start sharing and collaborating on images that can help present difficult definitions in a clear way. So at … Continue reading

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