Weebly, the popular website creation platform, has now a powerful app that works on iPad. Besides Google Sites, Weebly is one of the best free web tools I have been recommending for teachers to use for creating classroom websites and students portfolios.
Teaching Code or Computational Thinking and associated practices is one of the “hot topics” at the moment. From The Hour of Code through a range of apps, online spaces and courses educators in the US, UK and elsewhere are being exhorted to get our students coding as a matter of urgency.
Recently I asked our Middle Years students in years 6, 7 and 8 to complete an ‘older’ survey that I had created to gauge their feedback regarding their iPad use here at the College. This is a surve…
Across Victoria, a number of schools are involved in the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning program. This exciting program is a global partnership that focuses on implementing deep learning goals across whole education systems to enable new pedagogies accelerated by technology.
If you’re running low on storage space on your iPhone or iPad, you may think you just have too many apps installed, or that your music collection is getting out of hand. But that may not be the case entirely.
I have been extremely thankful of the feedback and comments that I have received on the ideas I have written about on innovation in education. Sharing my thoughts openly, has helped me to shape my thoughts about the topic and why it is important in education.
Child’s Sketch based on written description only
Many years ago, before I began blogging and before I was very aware of the wonders of Web2.0, I worked with a class on a collaborative project called “Through my Window”. It was 2009 and it went like this :