#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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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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Presenting at #ACEC2012

Cross Posted at The Global Classroom Project On Wednesday October 1, 2012, I had the wonderful opportunity to present with Nigel Mitchell (@1nbm) on the topic: “Working in the Global Classroom” at theAustralian Computers in Education Conference.      Despite some initial technical hurdles, including the fact that Skype was blocked at the school, the presentation […]

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The Next Step: Presenting @ ACEC2012

Cross Posted at The Global Classroom Project In several hours time, on October 3, at 10.15AM local time, I will be presenting (with Nigel Mitchell) on ‘Working in the Global Classroom‘ at the Australian Computers in Education Conference in Perth, Western Australia. This is late evening of October 2 for teachers in the Americas, morning […]

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