Making Ripples in my World: Marking 5 years of blogging

Aristocrats-hat via Compfight When you start a blog, you never know where the journey may lead. It is like throwing a stone into a pond, and watching the ripples racing off into the distance … I’m a blogger.  I blog to document my experiences, reflect on my teaching practice, and share my learning with others. […]

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Meeting My “First Year Self”

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working with a group of student teachers and a few new relief (substitute / casual) teachers, and been given ample opportunity to reflect on my early career experiences. I still have vivid (painful) memories of my student teaching practical experiences, and remember how I graduated from university in 2008 […]

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The Story of an Image

In preparing for my Science, ICT, and the Global Classroom presentation at the Science Teachers’ of Western Australia Conference this weekend, I’ve learnt some valuable lessons about global connections, crafting powerful presentations, and about connecting science to the real world. But perhaps the greatest lesson has arisen from my endeavours to model the appropriate (legal) use of […]

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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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“What the heck is a PLN?” @ #RSCON3 (Video)

This Weekend, we kick off the third Reform Symposium eConference (#RSCON3)! What the heck is a PLN?: Personal Learning Networks for Educators When? 8.30AM Australian Western Standard Time (Please check the schedule for your timezone – this is just before the Closing Keynote on Day 1)   Where? Please click on this link to access […]

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Looking Forward to #RSCON3

Six months ago, I’d never heard of the Reform Symposium Virtual Conference; the fantastic, FREE, online global education conference presented by teachers for teachers. That all changed when I attended #RSCON11 in January this year; an event which attracted 4 100 global participants, and marked the birth of my Twitter PLN. And, now to my […]

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