Musings

Why Apple?

On May 9, 2010, Posted by , In Musings, By ,,,, , With No Comments

“What’s the educational value of 1-to-1 computing for teaching and learning and why Apple?” In my role I am often asked this question. My response is that technology is just a medium through which learning can be enriched. More crucially, it is continuous professional development and the communities of practice…

Digital Issues by Digital Natives

On March 17, 2010, Posted by , In Musings, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Like many contemporary educators, I am constantly looking beyond the walls of the school to provide ‘real world’ opportunities for students to attain 21st century skills. While gazing at samples of student work on the walls of the Media Centre at CDNIS, I knew that the bar needed to be…

Deep Learning Through Documentary Film Making

On March 15, 2010, Posted by , In Musings, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

For the 2009 National Geographic Think Again Documentary Film Making Competition, students were required to explore the concept of ‘love’ and ultimately ask their viewers to reconsider what ‘love’ means to different people. This presented a number of challenges for my students cognitively, technically, logistically, spiritually, and emotionally. At the…

Indonesia To World Team