Scratch 3.0 is available to try in beta version and it has some awesome new features. I’ll show you a couple of them in this video. If you’ve never used Scratch before or are an old pro you’ll be delighted by how much computational thinking can be developed in this user friendly system to design games, animations and stories.
One of the watershed moments in my teaching career was when I was reflecting on my struggles with a particularly hard class. This class were close to be uncontrollable and I felt like much of my time was spent being a juvenile justice officer. I felt like I did very little teaching and a lot of disciplining.
As I reflected on those students, it occurred to me, that those students didn’t wake up each morning strategizing how to fail more. They really did want to be successful at something.
So if they wanted to be successful, why were they acting this way?
I just watched this video on the TED website of Professor Sugata Mitra. Two of the great quotes in the video were: “If children have interest, then education happens,” “Students will learn what they want to learn.” Watch the video and then I will give you my thoughts… My Thoughts:
In this week’s OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake continue on their discussion regarding the 7 essential elements of school transformation framework. This week it is all about technology and infrastructure.
Samantha is joined by Kulari Lokuge, the Director at the Knox Innovation Opportunity & Sustainability Centre (KIOSC) at Swinburne University of Technology.
In her race against the clock, Kulari shares why it is so important for leaders to take their people on a journey, while keeping an eye on the long view. We also hear her thoughts on dealing with uncertainty
Samantha is joined by Dom Puttick, founder and owner of Evolve Fitness & Nutrition.
In her race against the clock, Dom shares how she works smarter, not harder on the administrative side of her business. Dom also kindly shares some of her tips for how you can be more efficient when working out.
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