Does Tech ACTUALLY Help In Primary Schools?
New year, new headline. Well... old headline with a new yarn. This time it's a story from the ABC, talking about the divisive contentiousness of BYOD programs in Victorian primary schools. Technical struggles, amplified inequity, [...]
Admiring the Problem: Talking to two different sides of an educator.
We've been developing a program called Future Learning at work in some form over the last 3 years, and in its current incarnation for the last six months or so. It's grown from a series of [...]
On self-righteous panic about “screen time.”
I saw an article shared on social media recently that got my back up. You know the kind. Technology-blaming, pretending it's ok to keep it at arm's length & to have no active hand in [...]
So you’re about to teach 1:1?
Kicking off with a 1:1 class this year? Love the idea of 1:1 and want to build up to it? Realising that 1:1 is coming (or arguably, already here whether it's official or not) so it's [...]
There are a lot of things I hear about technology in learning that get followed by sagely head-nodding and repetition, and are never questioned. This is sad, because most of those things are either near-sighted, [...]
Schools are big ships. Sometimes ships do exactly what they're supposed to. Sometimes they run aground or sink. Sometimes old ships don't really work as well as new ones, other times the old ones bring [...]