They say you can choose your friends, but you can't choose your relatives. My Dad and I are among the lucky few who could. Being the product of my Mum's first marriage, the man I grew up with as "Dad" and I had the rare, priceless opportunity to buck that trend. I prefer to think [...]
Dear Eleni, Since you're "in tune" and "connected" to the issues of your local community, this letter should come as no surprise. I implore you to "listen to" and "understand" the issues I'm about to present, because this is vitally important to the Perth electorate. I might take a moment to point out that a [...]
A friend and I took our DSLRs out as the sun was going down to capture our beautiful young coastal city.
Last week I attended a workshop that drew together Challenge Based Learning, online learning, and Ruben Puentedura's SAMR model of technology adoption. As always, there was a lot of conversation around how applications of different technologies to learning in context is classified as Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and the big elusive one, Redefinition. To me, this video [...]
In my last post I wrote drawing an analogy between learning to implement technology in teaching & learning, and the fundamentals of Buddhism. I'm following up today by applying the same philosophy outside of your own development, and dealing with the unexpected. What about everybody else? What about when conditions change, tools disappear or new [...]