Never agreed with BYOD system. Fundamentally flawed. Inappropriate to impose such costs on a family. Students rarely prepared to use such devices in an effective manner.
There was iridescence in the sky wet of the Illawarra last night. The sunlight passing through the icy clouds, creates a rainbow effect.
I have been working on a WebQuest activity as part of an assessment task for a subject I am currently enrolled in at the University of Wollongong.
Recently returned to study at university and presently enrolled in a Graduate Certificate in TESOL.
The following links are resources for the App Smashing workshop at the iPads in Education Conference.
I am heading up to Sydney today to attend the iPads in Education National Conference. Shall be conducting a couple of presentations on Thursday and Friday.
Shao Ping and I visited the Sydney Vivid Festival last night. We had a great night and saw some interesting light & sound exhibits.
My recent experiences will forever serve as a milestone for me as it was the moment during which I completed the crossing of an event horizon in my career.
I conducted a significant and rather special iPad in Education workshop at the Singapore National Academy in Surabaya, Indonesia, yesterday. I shall never forget this workshop.
Today I am giving a workshop at the annual MANTLE conference here in Newcastle. The workshop focuses upon publishing by students with an emphasis on writing.
Had the good fortune to visit the Western International School of Shanghai the other day. Tania Mansfield organised the visit and she gave me an excellent tour!
There were calls and cries when people needed to alight, weaving their way through that congested congee of contented commuters. They were happy and chatting.
There was quite a few people walking around the Bund that day and in so many ways it is the people that you meet and see that make travel interesting.
The promenade adjacent to The Bund 外滩 provides a great place from which to photograph the impressive skyline of the Pudong district of Shanghai.
I think the best aspect of Nanjing Road is the people that flock to the precinct to shop, take photographs and people watch.
On a walk around SongJiang crossed a number of canals that criss cross the town & managed to capture a few photographs of a rather elegant arch bridge & mural.
Went for a walk this morning before I began work. I am staying in Songjiian, which is situated west of the city of Shanghai. It was quite cold this morning.
Met up with Brian Lockwood, Director of IT at the NIS (Nanjing International School) in Nanjing. We’ve been communicating on Twitter since the early days.
Took a high speed rail service from Shanghai Hongqiao rail station to the Nanjing South rail station. The distance is a little over 300 kilometres and the journey just over one hour.
I went to check in on our veggie garden this morning and was surprised to see quite a number of bees swarming around our compost bin.