Archive for the ‘Integration’ Category

This week we catch up with Shaun Kirkwood at Singapore American School to talk about using Minecraft on iPads with Grade 1 and 2 students. How do the students play on the same world with iPads etc? We find out! Coming up soon is an amazing set of vodcasts with Stephen Elford in Australia where […]

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 at 10:31 0 comments

So it’s February. At the start of the school year I set Grades 3-5 off on using Google Sites as their digital portfolios. It’s about time I sit down and reflect on the process. Background This was not a formal school policy to use Google Sites, it was something I introduced to the teachers and […]

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 07:51 2 comments

Along with discussions ongoing throughout the year, it’s necessary to put out a survey to the teachers before even contemplating what technology purchases we wish for next year. This survey gives myself and the administration reflections on this year and recommendations from teachers for next year; what’s working and what needs to be looked at. […]

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 08:00 0 comments

As Prezi plays an important role in our school every year, I thought I would record my live reactions to the new interface. Warning: this is unscripted, early morning me.   It’s still the same Prezi, the presentation style hasn’t changed (which is good!). I just think they have made their user interface a little […]

Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at 08:43 0 comments

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
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