Category: Tech & Social Media

March 3, 2014

Hear No Evil, See No Evil

One of the most common questions I get asked by schools, is along the lines of how can we teach “Cyber-Safety?” Leaving aside the...

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October 15, 2013

When teachers say they’ve not heard of Sir Ken

A couple of weeks ago, I asked a room full of Australian teachers if they’d heard of Sir Ken Robinson.  One person tentatively raised...

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October 1, 2013

“Just jump in the deep end!” – Worst Advice Ever!

There’s a reason I started to take my then three-year-old son to swimming lessons. It’s because, left unattended, he would have – most likely...

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July 22, 2013

In the Sydney Morning Herald today…

Imagine for a second you’re booked in for elective surgery, and six months before the operation you’re told it’s your responsibility to provide the...

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November 20, 2012

What if every teacher blogged?

Let’s just say for a moment that in teaching, we value concepts such as: Fostering relationships Enhancing resilience & staff wellbeing Encouraging deep reflection...

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October 2, 2012

Driving down Social Media Way

This was originally published in my column for the Generation Next newsletter. Another week, another call for social media to be part of the...

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