Visual Thinking with Mural.ly

On March 15, 2014, Posted by , In Musings, By ,, , With No Comments

What is Mural.ly? This tool was recently introduced to me by a colleague and is best thought of as a mashup of real-time collaboration found in GoogleDocs, the pinning power of Pinterest with Prezi’s ease-of-use. ¬†After an initial tour of sample murals, I realised it would fit naturally into a…

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…