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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...