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Walking NTU

Walking NTU

Photographs taken during my morning walk on the campus of Nanyang Technological University. The sun had just risen and the morning heat had not as yet set in.

Understanding technology

Understanding technology

Decision makers must understand the technology. They need to know the technology. Not simply use it.

80 Days

80 Days

The ABC has recently launched a site rich with media archives that are simply ideal for the teaching of Australian history. It is entitled “80 Days That Changed Our Lives”.

Practical WP plug-ins

Practical WP plug-ins

Read a review of four practical Wordpress plug-ins that make the creation and management of a multi-user web site a straightforward process.

Generation Now

Generation Now

Listening to the old vinyl album and browsing through those YouTube clips of Iggy and The Stooges live in 2011 was uplifting. One generation passing the baton to the next.

iPad Sharing Solutions

iPad Sharing Solutions

Sharing iPad files is challenging. This post shares a number of solutions collected by the author as well as teachers from across the globe.

Story of 2 POWs

Story of 2 POWs

Charlie Edwards’ detailed description of life as a POW, a period of time he shared with my father Frank Larkin. They were both prisoners of the Japanese during WW2.

Shih Lin Taipei

Shih Lin Taipei

Shih Lin District, Taipei, Taiwan. Images of the town, traffic, architecture and the surrounding mountains.

Singapore Memories

Singapore Memories

Links and resources for the Nanyang Girls’ High Parent Workshop.

Luzhou – Taipei

Luzhou – Taipei

I alighted at Luzhou MRT and explored the area a bit. A little off the beaten track. I took a few photographs and dodged the rain as best as I could.

Design in Asia

Design in Asia

These icons of design and similar are appealing to me because they are aesthetically simple and clean. The design is uncluttered.

Sentinel cat

Sentinel cat

This cat sits diligently outside its owners store in Zhinan Road, Taipei in the Wenshan District. It will not be moved. Nearby dogs disturb it not.

Steve Wheeler #FF

Steve Wheeler #FF

Steve Wheeler shares his thoughts in the Friday Follow Twitter Interview. Steve is Associate Professor of Learning Technologies at Plymouth University, in South West England.

Alice Leung #FF

Alice Leung #FF

Alice Leung is this week’s very special guest on the Friday Follow Twitter Interview. I have observed Alice make rich and valuable contributions to the Twitter streams of countless educators around the globe.

Buderoo NP

Buderoo NP

Budderoo National Park and Nellies Glen. Photography with Darcy Moore. Nellies Glen, bush tracks and ant mounds.

Tony Loughland #FF

Tony Loughland #FF

Tony Loughland is our special guest on the Friday Follow Twitter Interview this evening. Tony is Associate Dean, Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.

Alan Levine #FF

Alan Levine #FF

Alan Levine is our special guest on Friday Follow Twitter Interview. Alan posts his thoughts from Tasmania, Australia during his antipodean odyssey.

Kwan Tuck Soon #FF

Kwan Tuck Soon #FF

Time for Friday Follow Twitter Interview and my special guest is Kwan Tuck Soon of Rulang Primary School in Singapore. He is easily one of the most loyal of my Twitter followers.

Ancient speed dating

Ancient speed dating

Personas, occupations and social classes in ancient Pompeii. Speed dating was the backdrop for a lesson designed to encourage students to enhance their knowledge of society in Roman times.

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

A couple of weeks ago Shao Ping and I attended a wedding in Cairns, Queensland. We stayed for four days and we took the opportunity to visit the Great Barrier Reef.