A Culture of Caring

At our school we have a little rhyme that we say to remember three big ideas that make a school a great place to be. The saying is simply: Care, Share, Dare. So what does this mean to us? To Care – In a school we need to care first for ourselves, our well-being and our learning. It is important, as well, to care for one another, and we need to also care for our … Continue reading

Augmented Identity

Augmented Reality (AR) has been around for a while. Fans of Monday Night Football have always had the television advantage of ‘seeing’ the first down line conveniently added for their viewing pleasure. A more advanced version of augmented reality can be seen here, where you can see information about all the nearest subway locations in New York superimposed onto your iPhone’s camera view. And now from Ewan McIntosh I’m introduced to this application of Augmented … Continue reading

A Gr8Tweet-ing Experience

Educators new to twitter, here is a little walk down memory lane… Remember your first days of university? You weren’t sure what to expect and you had to put yourself ‘out there’ to connect to new people? Do you remember going to a class and not knowing anyone? Imagine for a moment that you enter, for the first time, a small class and the teacher is trying to start a conversation. When you say something … Continue reading