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Edumate Confab – October 19

Welcome! It’s a pleasure to be part of the inaugural Edumate Confab to be held 19 October at Pymble Ladies’ College.  Our Hobsons Edumate team have been working hard to make this day as useful as possible for our schools. … Continue reading

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New Article – Next Era Ed Overview

Education Technology Solutions has published online the full version of an article of mine they are publishing over two issues.  Schools: Invent The Next Era Of Education is the best source for the complete view of my “Next Era Ed” … Continue reading

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DLTV DigiCon15

I’m really looking forward to joining in at the DLTV DigiCon for 2015 on 24 – 25 July at Swinburne University campus in Hawthorn.  I’m doing two sessions on Saturday. Session F (11:45) – Leading Schools in a Digital Era (AKA R U … Continue reading

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Back to Adelaide!

I’m really looking forward to joining in at the EdTechSA conference coming up on 15-16 July. Warm-up Poll – Gathering Data Session 1 (9:45) – Next Era Ed Readiness Check I’ve got a workshop page with a checklist and resources. This … Continue reading

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WebQuests at 20: a lesson in “only new mistakes”

<soapbox> I wrote an article last month, The WebQuest: A Parable reflecting on the 20th anniversary of WebQuests (Education Technology Solutions magazine – also available as a pdf). I won’t repeat the article in this post but use what follows to provide … Continue reading

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Next Era Ed @ ECAWA

Hello! How great to be back in Perth!  I’m really pleased to return to the ECAWA conference to see old friends and meet new ones.  During the conference I’ll be presenting: Keynote: How Ready is Your School for Next Era … Continue reading

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ECAWA 2015

It’s with a real sense of pleasure, enthusiasm and anticipation that I return to Perth to present at the ECAWA conference this year.  Special thanks to Lynley McKernan and the whole conference committee for welcoming me in my new role … Continue reading

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My Professional Journey circa 2015

Overview My goal has long been to help educators and schools nurture meaningful student achievement.  Often this includes a conceptual shift from teacher-delivered lessons to student-driven learning.  I’ve spent decades working on this problem and would like to use this post to … Continue reading

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More PISA Support for “Understanding”

The recent release of results on PISA’s new assessment of Problem-Solving skills in participating countries supports a curriculum focused on deeper understanding and being able to transfer those conceptual understandings to new situations. The graph below (and the pages that … Continue reading

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Focus: Treatment for Education’s ADD

Reflections on treating Educational ADD Here are four suggestions for dealing with the Attention Deficit Disorder that may keep your school from articulating its vision, its real purpose for existing. 1) Stop believing in silver bullets – Like any complex human endeavor, … Continue reading

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