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A Stone in the Pond

On September 16, 2012, Posted by , In Musings, By , , With No Comments

Back in 2005 I asked one of my computer programming students to investigate some tools we could use for the school intranet and could evaluated as part of my post-graduate action research. Sheung-Man came to class a couple of days later and declared: “I found this teacher tool that looks…

Drop Everything and Design!

On September 8, 2012, Posted by , In Musings, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Over the last two weeks I worked with Grade 7 and 8 students introducing them to Design Thinking. With all of their regular timetabled subjects suspended for the day, we were able to focus on essential concepts and skills they will need to develop prior to the commencement of a…

Taking Mobile Learning to the Next Level

On June 18, 2012, Posted by , In Musings, By , , With No Comments

At the 2012 Apple Professional Developer institute I had a chance to discover just how quick and easy it is to author an interactive learning resource for the iPad using iBook Author. Working closely with fellow APDs Sheldon Bradshaw and David Larson, we designed a mini-workshop on iBook Author that…

Indonesia To World Team