Category Archives: Random thoughts

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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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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Don’t Blame the Tool

Bullying has always, is always and will always be a nasty part of growing up. It is not nice, not pleasant, not desireable and it performs absolutely no positive function in our society whatsoever. Our Counseller and worldwide Third Culture Kid … Continue reading

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Performance Feedback Remix

If our genes are doing it, then why can’t we? Life on this planet according to a very well known theory of natural selection is about this: Performance – Feedback – Revision. Several questions have been asked of late in … Continue reading

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The stuff that light is made of

The project designed for Course 1 is a research assignment based on the magnificence of the electromagnetic spectrum.photo © 2007 Richard Flink | more info (via: Wylio) In essence this came about after a lengthy discussion with colleagues to try … Continue reading

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FLIPpant remarks

photo © 2009 JB London | more info (via: Wylio) There has been a lot of talk within our Coetail course and school about the “Flipped Classroom” or reverse instruction. Two colleauges have also posted on their blogs on the … Continue reading

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Are we there yet?

Ok so I am ready to go. I have signed up for 48,000 new web browsing tools, established a twitter account, made accounts with all the email hosts I need (hotmail, gmail, yahoo and school?) I have RSS fed a … Continue reading

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