In my spare time I have been reading a book by Chip and Dan Heath Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. The book has been on the best seller list for a while, and I was reminded of the book in a Apple Educators presentation a few months back. I think the … Continue reading Helping high school teachers adjust to a 1:1 laptop environment
Recently I attended a Breakfast Leadership workshop with an Apple Professional Educator Stephanie Hamilton. Her short presentation was about the importance on focusing on the learning occurring in schools and ensuring that technology is being used in an authentic way to transform the learning process. She had gathered many of her ideas from travelling around … Continue reading What are authentic, transformational eLearning tasks?
This is a piece of research I completed part way through the establishment of our 1 to 1 laptop programme at ISS International School, Singapore. It is based on data collected from one Grade 11 Economics course, after six months of immersion. I am currently writing an updated report about our reflections of the first … Continue reading Evaluating the Effectiveness of Laptops in the Classroom