Category Archives: Tools for learning

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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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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One World. Many Images

One of the activities that we have been working on during this course is the idea of Presentation Zen. Incorporating powerful images to explain or assist in the understanding of a particular concept. As with everything we are doing the … 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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