#ISTE2015: The most emotional, yet inspiring conference I’ve ever attended

After a journey of some 30 hours and over 18000km (11,603 miles), I arrived in the United States for my first ever ISTE conference. It proved to be an incredibly emotional, sometimes overwhelming week. Despite the very best advice I received in the lead up to the event, I soon discovered nothing can quite prepare […]

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Counting down to #ISTE2015!

Late last year, I took a risk … applying to present at two poster presentations and a workshop at the International Society for Technology Education Conference in Philadelphia, USA. To my utter astonishment and delight, I was accepted for all three! As an Australian teacher, and global educator, the opportunity to present at #ISTE15 is a rare […]

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Educating for World Futures (#TEDxPerth 2014)

It is a rare occasion indeed to have one’s work mentioned on the TEDx stage, which is why I’d like to share this talk from TEDxPerth 2014, which focussed on the future of education. From the TEDxPerth website: “The 21st century presents the greatest challenges and opportunities ever faced by humankind. It will span massive […]

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Looking back: International #DotDay 2014

International Dot Day was the first ‘global project’ my PrePrimary and Year 1 students participated in for 2014, prior to the arrival of “Travelling Teddy” in Term 4. #DotDay was a fantastic, simple little project, and I’m proud to share my students’ dots with the world – even thought it is somewhat later than I’d […]

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World Water Day International LinoIt Project 2014

This coming weekend marks  World Water Day 2014, held on March 22 each year, and it promises to be a rather ‘wet’ weekend. World Water Day International LinoIt Project 2014 For the past three years, the WWD LinoIt Project has given students around the world the opportunity to share their thoughts, photos, and experiences of water conservation […]

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Global Classroom 2013-14 Launch Webinars – Nov 22 and 23/24

It is hard to believe, but Global Classroom 2013-14 is upon us. When I co-founded our first project in March 2011 with Deb Frazier, I never dreamt that I’d be here, two and half years later, announcing the launch of our fourth instalment … building on some amazing years of global connections, conversations, and collaborations. […]

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My “Idea Worth Spreading” – #TEDxPerth 2013

  A few days ago, I attended my second TEDx Perth, an ideas forum which I have come to love for its’ sheer energy, enthusiasm, and stories. I listened to stories from doctors, a mountaineer, a sustainability guru, and the list goes on … Humble stories which inspired many. But, perhaps the most important, and […]

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