A look at three educational buzzwords that should lose their buzz (one is a little controversial) as well as what is buzzing in 2015 and what your school can do to stay current and not get caught up in all the buzz.Read More
Last week my family moved from Australia to New Zealand. Even though the two countries are only a three hour flight apart, it was a logistical nightmare and something that took a year of planning (both in terms of family and company structure). There were three main reasons why we made the move. Each of…Read More
Does your IT Support company think that they are there to support I.T or teaching and learning?
Here is how you can tell and what to do about itRead More
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn” -Alvin TofflerRead More
I’ve sat through 9 keynote presentations this week and need to get something off my chest.
I thought the best way to do this would be to write an open letter while I sat through the last keynote for the day.Read More
Here is a quick video update about what I’ve been up to over the last couple of months.
These three changes will position myself and my team to better serve you as a teacher and schools looking to use technology better.Read More
Three of the most common questions I am asked about cloud computing is:
1. “Where is my document stored?”
2. How secure is my data?
3. What happens if the internet goes down?
We answer some of these concerns in this postRead More
You could be standing in the midst of greatness… One of my favourite quotes is: Individuals from this generation will surface as leaders in every field. During this lifetime the future will be shaped by someone – no one knows who it is going to be – so you may as well throw your hat…Read More
According to this US News Article, the latest Gallup Student Poll found that student engagement dropped from 75% in year 5 & 6 students to 44% for students in grades 9-12. These sort of statistics are nothing new; but what concerns me is when these statistics hit the web and news papers and then decisions…Read More
Here are five quotes for teachers that I hope will serve as a little inspiration for the week ahead. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find most of the quotes for teachers to be a bit corny or quirky. The five quotes below have past the ‘cheesy’ test. After each of the quotes I will offer…Read More