Jun 122014
 
15 Myths Used To Demonize Teachers

Whenever there is a labour conflict between Teachers and Government all the mythology that surrounds the teaching profession begins to swirl about Every myth ever conjured about teachers by child or adult is suddenly used to twist together a bizarre caricature. The image of teacher is transformed into that of an immoral, greedy, freakish demon [...]

May 232014
 

So I got called greedy today. I was driving to work, turned on the radio and lo and behold! The melodic sound of Christy Clark’s voice filled the passenger cabin. Apparently she is on another Sound Bytes Over Facts media tour and I was lucky enough to flip her off… I mean flip her on, just as she [...]

May 072014
 
3D Printing in my classroom

3D printing in my classroom has taken over my life. I need to go to 3DPA (3D Printing Anonymous) post-haste. Last night was the final straw as I was flopping and flipping about, trying to figure out how I am going to get 30 student 3D print jobs completed before the end of the year. [...]

Mar 302014
 

Well here we are… At the end of another course for another term. I have to say this one was a lot of work but I think I survived but we shall see when the grades come out. This weeks Blog post is supposed to answer the question, “What will future learning environments look like?” [...]

Mar 152014
 

This weeks topic is MOTIVATION or lack there of. I am supposed to answer why and how I stay motivated to be a lifelong learner, specifically as it pertains to this program I am currently in. I suppose I should start with the things that will get me bonus marks which consists of a little [...]

Mar 092014
 
Skills For The 21st Century

Well here we are once again, typing like a fiend on a Sunday night. Shiraz in one hand Macbook in the other, sitting at my dining room table. There is something therapeutic about this combination but I must say, it is hardly a poetic. Before this program is over my goal is to write something [...]