Archive for September, 2012

Just made the below illustrations to laminate in classrooms, they’re not going to win any design awards but they do the job I wanted them to do! I’m trying to get workflow on computers to be more efficient from Grade 1 upwards. Another thing I see happening is that our students (and teachers) have a […]

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 at 18:25 0 comments

Day 2 kicked off with a keynote by Rushton Hurley¬†who was coming back to SAS after being a student here back in the 70s. Nice shoutout to the SAS superintendent who said to his teachers yesterday from the stage “I give you permission to innovate wildly“. Quote of the conference!! Using Technology to Kick Posterior […]

Sunday, September 9th, 2012 at 19:37 0 comments

  The Google Apps For Education summit kicked off this morning at Singapore American School with a keynote by Suan Yeo. His key-note set the tone for the educators in attendance in that he re-affirmed the fact that our students should not be learning the way we learned. With a smattering of Google promo videos […]

Saturday, September 8th, 2012 at 21:50 0 comments

It’s been a couple of years now since I had to think about what apps to install on to an iPad (back in 2010 I introduced iPod touches to my previous school, so now I’m even more excited with the cool HD apps for the iPad!). This year our 5 Kindergarten classes will get 4 […]

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 20:19 1 comment

I received a sad email from the founder of Doink, Karen Miller, that Doink would be shutting down its website animation services on September 15th. It’s terrible news for schools that have being using Doink as one of their digital storytelling tools over the last couple of years. Never fear, Doink are still alive in […]

Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 20:47 0 comments