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

Blogging about the 1:1 Classroom – Personal Learning Networks

Last week I attended a workshop which ran a small demonstration about personal learning networks. Personal learning networks are a tool to help teachers think outside of the box and to gain new ideas about teaching and learning beyond the confines of their school. For more information have a read of this post by Kim … Continue reading Blogging about the 1:1 Classroom – Personal Learning Networks

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

What are authentic, transformational eLearning tasks?

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?