In my school, we have organized as a "Tech Team" comprising of: - Tech Support - EdTech We defined our role very simply: - Tech Support: The IT Manager: focuses on the technical aspects of technology coordinates the IT Support team is in charge of the IT infrastructure (Internet and any IT equipment in the … Continue reading Getting organized as an EdTech Coach
I have presented a lot of sessions during different summits, conferences and workshops. I think I improved my craft as I experienced and as I observed my audience (through the interactions and feedback). I think I understand now what a relevant and meaningful PD session looks like. Let me first reuse some of my "Cognitive … Continue reading Meaningful PD sessions
It took me some time to prepare my Ignite for ISTE 2017. This is the first time I will be speaking to such a big crowd and with such a pedicured speech, like a mini keynote. The format is 5 min: 15 sec per slides (slides auto-advance). I am very very very very scared but … Continue reading Ignite
Today I interviewed Cris Turple, a global collaborator of mine who is teaching MYP English language and literature at the Canadian International School in Singapore. What we covered: - The practical implications about copyrights, digital credits and creative commons. Why is this topic important? 2- A glance at the differences between Public Domain, Copyrights and … Continue reading Copyright, Creative Commons and Public domain… Navigating grey areas
This article mentions what Richard Anderson and I have been working on for the last 3 years through online collaboration mainly. It's nice to see the idea acknowledged and appreciated. http://m.educationpost.com.hk/resources/parents-guide/170419-parents-guide-technology-helps-students-improve-writing-skills
I recently certified with the PADI Open Water Course in the Andaman at Lacadives in Chidiyatappu. I had done a discovery dive in Maldives a year ago and loved it. So I did not think too much and I assumed that I was not scared and very capable of becoming a certified diver, yet, I … Continue reading Diving: PADI open water
This is an article that I wrote a few months ago and that went through a series of technician obstacles to get published BUT is now finally available publicly. Hope you like it! Read here...