Reflections on the Apple Education Summit – Singapore 2011

Last weekend I was fortunate to attend this years edition of Apple's Education Summit, which was being held just down the road from me in Singapore. It was held at the Singapore School of the Arts on Orchard Road. The summit was a three day collection of keynote speakers and breakout workshops which obviously promoted … Continue reading Reflections on the Apple Education Summit – Singapore 2011

Sustainable Professional Development – Apple Leadership Academy

Late last week I attended the Singapore edition of the Apple Leadership Academy. It was a great chance to network again with colleagues from different international schools and to get a feel for where they are all heading in the future. With a turnout of over 100 delegates, from 25 schools in five countries Apple's … Continue reading Sustainable Professional Development – Apple Leadership Academy

Using a collaborative approach to develop writing skills

Traditional Approach - posters, paper, group writing Digital Approach - wiki, group planning, comment functions Success in IB Economics requires students to develop their writing and literacy skills to the highest level possible. In the final examinations students are required to write an extended response to a set question. Developing the skills to structure an … Continue reading Using a collaborative approach to develop writing skills