Cultivating Creativity from Inspiration

We all take inspiration from somewhere or something whether it is a mere human being, a god we believe in, or a beautiful sunset on a beach. It’s what we do with inspiration that makes us unique in our profession. And in turn, others may get inspired by what we …

Latest Minecraft in Education Happenings: Minechat (Part 2!)

Yowsa, time flies and all that. The last batch of Minechats I uploaded here on my blog went up to Episode 22. We are now up to Episode 25! With Episode 26 being filmed (on location!) this week. So whats new in Minecraft world? Well, the entire country of Denmark …

Minecraft Minechat Episode 8: Miles MacFarlane

So can you work with Minecraft if you don’t have a network in your school? Miles tells us about his experiences with Minecraft in his school in Canada!

The Old Gmail+1 Trick

  I was asked recently what I meant by the “old Gmail+1” trick in my post “Minecraft: The Techy Bits” Well, let me explain for those unaware of this very handy trick. Say you have a bunch of students (whether they are in earlier grades and they don’t have school …

Reflections on ADE 2011

Just like Ted Cowan,┬áSteve Katz, Madeleine Brookes and Jabiz Raisdana I thought I would sum up my thoughts on the ADE Asia Institute 2011 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It’s actually really hard to pick a point to start. It really says something about the whole experience in that …