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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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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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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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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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Organising the STUDENTS’ toolbox

photo © 2009 Melissa & Bryan Ripka | more info (via: Wylio) We have gone to a 1-1 program and to make a statement of the obvious THINGS HAVE TO CHANGE. Through this Coetail course I have been exposed to what … 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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