Archive for the ‘Procrastination’ Category

Whether you agree with classroom blogs or not we have our reasons for doing them at our school and we have had great success and fantastic interactions with families, extended families abroad, teachers, and other classes around the world. A parent recently asked us (actually perhaps 0.1% of our parents each year ask the same […]

Friday, August 30th, 2013 at 09:25 0 comments

1. Some teachers will think you do nothing It’s true. Because you’re not a classroom teacher, some teachers think you sit back in your office and stare at a computer screen all day. And all technology coaches are (or should be) aware of this. I think every teacher in a technology coach position has had […]

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 07:53 0 comments

Last weekend, Sharyn Skrtic (@Shaza33) and I had the pleasure of presenting on integrating Minecraft in the PYP Curriculum at the 21st Century Learning Conference in Hong Kong. Around 40 people ended up attending our workshop and we had a great time sharing our experiences. It was evident from both Rob Newberry‘s presentation on gaming […]

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 21:33 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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