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Endless possibilities

There is so much I would like to try to implement in my final project but for many of them they need infrastructure changes...
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Just playing

I have never been a gamer – much to my son’s disgust – he is always keen to explain in detail the things he...
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Are we asking the right questions?

The more I read the more I wonder what I am doing in an education system that doesn’t enable more enlightened education.  Gove and...
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Educational Lifelines

Know-how and know-what is being supplemented with know-where (the understanding of where to find knowledge needed). George Siemens Who wants to be a Millionaire have...
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Flippin’ Fantastic

Flipping the classroom throws up so many questions about the role of teachers in this information heavy world.  It is clear that things will...
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Grow your own – rooting learning in technology

I love my garden and as soon as I saw the tree on Jeff’s post I knew I would like what he had to...
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Media Mashup or Fictional Fusion.

Remix might sound like a modern term that we attribute to the Hiphop of Grandmaster Flash and the DJ spinning and scratching of the...
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And now it is time for a story…

As an English teacher, this is my bread and butter – the narrative.  I am fascinated by how we tell stories, read stories, interpret...
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Information is Beautiful

Last Christmas my Aunt and Uncle sent me a great christmas present, the book “Information is Beautiful”; not a book I would have naturally...
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Picture this…

When teaching students literature I often use the cliche: “a picture paints a thousand words”,  then turn it to a task by saying “as...