I'd like to make it blazingly clear right up front that I'm not in the business of ragging on school systems. The schools I'm writing about are both beautiful places full of fantastic people. They do what they do with their students' future at the very front of their minds. This isn't about tearing down [...]
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 [...]