Archive for September, 2012

Spring 2012 edition now online

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Spring 2012 edition now online

All articles from the Spring, 2012 edition reproduced online.

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How digital culture is rewiring our brains

| September 11, 2012 | 1 Comment
How digital culture is rewiring our brains

Our brains are superlatively evolved to adapt to our environment: a process known as neuroplasticity.

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Seven essential books on optimism

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Seven essential books on optimism

Every once in a while, we all get burned out. Sometimes, charred.

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Can Twitter replace traditional professional development?

| September 11, 2012 | 1 Comment
Can Twitter replace traditional professional development?

Twitter and Facebook might soon replace traditional professional development for teachers.

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Deane Yates, the man

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Deane Yates, the man

My task today is to talk to you about Deane, the man. He was a man of great passion supported and strengthened by a faith that was all-embracing.

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Another brick in the wall

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Another brick in the wall

Like regular visits to the dentist, school teaches children that there is pain in life.

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Three, two, one… lift off! St Benedict’s space camp

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Three, two, one… lift off! St Benedict’s space camp

In December 2009, I applied online for a scholarship to Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, USA, where the first Mercury rockets1were launched.

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Text a little less and think a little more

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Text a little less and think a little more

If you’ve suspected lately that your family’s mobile phone bill is driven entirely by your 15-year-old, you are probably right.

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An e-waste a-way journey

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
An e-waste a-way journey

In order to develop as an information technology (IT) teacher, I was determined to move away from skillsbased lessons to a more integrated, project-based approach to learning in my classroom.

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Technology and education must work together

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Technology and education must work together

By Masennya Dikotla Integrating computers into the learning process creates a virtuous cycle, helping pupils gain vital skills as well as preparing them for the information economy. We live in a digital age in which most work is increasingly enabled by computing devices – computers, smartphones, tablets and a variety of function-specific devices such as, […]

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India produces the I-slate

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
India produces the I-slate

The Institute for Sustainable and Applied Infodynamics (ISAID) has produced a tiny computer tablet, powered by the sun and based on blackboard slates traditionally used by Indian schoolchildren.

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