It seems to me that this would make a great talking point about the way digital technologies increasingly pervade the way we interact (or not) …Read More OMG! – ‘Aspirational’ | Day 9 #28daysofwriting
In the last couple of days, Google and the Alannah and Madeline Foundation announced a further development in their relationship: a $1.2 million grant from Google so that the e-Smart Digital Licence “will be made available to every grade 6 student in Australia in 2015” – Medianet. You can read all about this licence here: https://www.digitallicence.com.au/home – […]Read More Bolting on cybersafety? | Day 8 #28daysofwriting
A few things swirling around the head today, largely as a result of chat on Twitter and elsewhere with folks in the UK, tapping back into some of the shifts in systems and structure over there in the last few years. There were one or two interesting tweets about how some folk saw trendy ‘rubbish’ […]Read More Dichotomies: Round 1 | #28daysofwriting Day 6
It’s a worthwhile task discussing the ‘why’ behind our actions – why we tried one particular activity, why we think of a certain student in the way we do – and to have a critical and supportive culture in which to have these challenging conversations.
We go where we look. So it’s vital to know where we are looking. And why.Read More You go where you look | Day 5 #28daysofwriting
Learning something – anything – new is hard. Learning something new as you get older, I think, can be even tougher. It’s a good reminder of how it feels to be that student…Read More More jerk than clean | Days 3 & 4 #28daysofwriting
Doing “Some women have…gone mad for lack of things to do” (Florence Nightingale, via Woodham-Smith, 1952). I can’t say this was ever true for me – and those who know me well would laugh at the idea. In fact, the phrase ‘human doing’ might suit me better than ‘human being’. Most folk will comment on […]Read More Doing. Being. Becoming | Day 2 #28daysofwriting
Well, I’m already late to this particular blogging party, kicked off by my mate and NoTosh creative-meister, Tom Barrett. Three days in and it’s in full swing. Half the food has gone from the buffet and someone’s already dancing in the garden. The challenge: to write every day throughout February. Possibly also completing in 28 […]Read More 28 days kick off, 2 days late…