Musings for December 2013

On December 21, 2013, Posted by , In Musings, By ,, , With No Comments

Moodle 2.6 I’ve been testing this release in our sandbox environment are are impressed so far with the improvements to the graphical user interface (less is more), ability to annotate PDF file submissions, new single activity course format and tweaked administrative tools for quick course creation and management. DoubleDayz Our…

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…

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…