Workshop To Parents on Managing a Digital Home

Every year I do a workshop/presentation to parents on living in a digital home with tech savvy children. The first year was a sell out and what I took away from it was that I needed to give parents more time to speak and share stories and strategies. The second …

Getting to Grips with the 3Doodler

I kickstarted the 3Doodler probably about a year ago and finally received the gadget this week! I made sure I got a lot of the ABS plastic rods so I could ¬†be comfortable making mistakes! From the start, you realize you are dealing with something you’ve never done before. The …

Minecraft Minechat Episode 17: Shane Asselstine

Another Minechat under my belt and another example of how much work teachers around the world are putting into creating an online and immersive learning environment for their students. This week Shane Asselstine in Hawaii showed me around his humongous Minecraft world. I barely scratched the surface and I know …

What fun it is to learn Japanese in Minecraft!

Minechat Episode 16! I took a trip to James York’s Minecraft world to see how his immersive Japanese language learning world is coming along. I love James’ approach and where he is going with his Minecraft¬†world. James is a big advocate of a holistic approach to teaching Japanese. Thinking of …

Our iPad Apps So Far (Nov 2013)

At our school we are building a depository of apps that we currently have or require on our iPads. At the start of the school year I created a list of the apps we had from last year and also shared the document out with all our teachers to add …