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Author Archives: Wayne Hodgkinson
Dear book publishers Remember the long reign of the dinosaurs – they were supreme for 180 million years. What’s your record? Closer to 180 years I think. One giant curve-ball was thrown at them, and away they went in a … Continue reading
Management of technology and management of laptops are very different things. In this post, I will share some of my views on the management of laptops in a 1:1 class. To begin with, I hear so much rubbish such as … Continue reading
Technology will not change education. Before you write me of, read on a touch – it is not education, but the changed thinking that (hopefully) will go along with it, that can (and will, I believe) eventually change education. I … Continue reading
Firstly, what is “reverse teaching” (or the “flipped classroom” to its friends)? I hear all this nonsense now about how it is the new way of teaching. Wrong. Last week we had Steve Barkley presenting at our school and he … Continue reading
What is technology integration? When you start to read, there is much discussion, but unfortunately much is about the choice of words. To paraphrase what Jeff Utecht says in this blog post, he does not want to integrate, he wants … Continue reading
In a NY Times opinion piece, Kevin Kelly has suggested that ten years ago we were still people of the word, but now, we are in the middle of a Guttenberg shift to become people of the screen. I see … Continue reading
Web 2:0… Create, communicate and collaborate. Just why is my school doing this so badly? In the name of fairness I won’t mention my schools name here (you will have to delve deeper into this blog to find that) but … Continue reading
I have spent the last few weeks focusing on Visual literacy, looking at everything from where people look most often when they view computer screens (top, and a bit to the left – don’t make pages where casual viewers need … Continue reading
In this post, I will reflect on a presentation I have created and attempt to improve it using better visual presentations techniques, in order to better communicate the message to my audience. When I looked at this CoeTAIL task, I thought that I … Continue reading