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How can computers be better utilised in our 21st Century classrooms?

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Why is this blog not so current?

Tue, 18 Sep 2007 23:37:51 +0000

What a tumultuous time the last 9 months have been… I haven’t kept my blog up to date as I: had some trouble in mid July due to an anaphylaxis reaction to nuts that were hiding in a nut biscuit … Continue reading

Presentation by Tom Barrett

Wed, 30 May 2007 12:31:39 +0000

Several months ago, I got in touch with Tom Barrett after we had both started blogging about Google Earth in the classroom. Tom is a Primary teacher in Grade 6 and he has a fantastic blog and his classes are … Continue reading

Classrooms of the Future – Virtual Education

Fri, 27 Apr 2007 13:06:43 +0000

Wow! Many of us have heard of Second Life. But did you know there were many educational resources available? Check out Jo Kay and Sean FitzGerald’s wiki page on this very topic. From the Educational Uses of Second Life wiki … Continue reading

Little Tackers and an invitation

Mon, 23 Apr 2007 13:36:32 +0000

I recently created an assignment for our Year 8 students and I passed it onto my colleagues to use. The teachers and students have loved it and they will be presenting their finished work to our Prep to Year 2 … Continue reading

Web 2.0 The Machine is Us/ing Us and Assessment

Wed, 11 Apr 2007 15:12:02 +0000

This has been out there for some time now, but if you haven’t seen it, you must see a video called: Web 2.0 The Machine is Us/ing Us. It was posted by Professor Mike Wesch. [youtube]6gmP4nk0EOE[/youtube] From the video, Mike … Continue reading

Google’s new Toilet ISP

Sun, 01 Apr 2007 00:07:13 +0000

Google has finally done it – delivered FREE Broadband connection to every home – if it is connected to a sewerage system. The perennial problem of getting cables from the exchange to your home has been overcome. So for many … Continue reading

Award – Exceptional Professional Contribution

Wed, 28 Mar 2007 15:19:24 +0000

  I don’t normally write directly about work, but today is an exception.  I want some type of record that my kids/grandkids will look at one day and know what I achieved.  Forgive the indulgence. This evening, our school’s Board … Continue reading

Uniforms of the Future – Pt 3

Sat, 24 Mar 2007 12:01:08 +0000

As promised recently, I wrote an assignment on this topic. It covers gadgets used by Dick Tracy and Maxwell Smart, then looks at Nike+ runners, Levi Jeans and the Kenpo jacket, all having gadgets embedded into them. With all of … Continue reading

Anyone interested in joining a proposed Music Festival via VideoConference?

Wed, 07 Mar 2007 11:52:39 +0000

Gary Hodges, a good friend and colleague was buzzing today. His Year 9 Business class has been putting together a real life project revolving around the Music industry and they are in the process of organising a Music Festival at … Continue reading

School Uniforms of the Future – Part 2

Wed, 07 Mar 2007 10:44:11 +0000

I’ve been thinking about school uniforms of the future recently – whacky ideas really (see School Uniforms of the Future), where I wrote about Dick Tracy, Maxwell Smart and some current Nike shoes, Levi jeans and a jacket that have … Continue reading