Monthly Archives: April 2011

Musical Magic – Garageband for iPad

Garageband for the iPad is pure magic. Since it’s release in late March, it has become one of the highest selling apps ever. After reviewing it in Sydney, I can see why.  To see how you can make magic happen in your … Continue reading

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An Engaging Educator – Richard Colosi

I hope to use this blog to share some amazing stories with teachers. Today I want to share an amazing educator who is trying to re-think how we teach to make our classrooms more engaging. Richard Colosi is an ADE … Continue reading

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Engaging in Conversation

This site is amazing. Babelwith.me allows you to chat with anyone on the planet, whilst translating your conversation into 45 languages instantly. Click on Engaging Literacies to learn more about this fantastic online tool

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Using Wordle in the Classroom

Wordle is a common online application that many educators use to visualise student thinking. However, how creative can we be in using such a great resource to engage our students? Click on the ‘Engaging ICT‘ to view some fantastic ideas … Continue reading

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Engaged or on task?

To be engaged in learning is something that teachers should strive for in their classrooms each and every day. However the term ‘engagement’ may in fact be masked by a more common action which looks like engagement, but actually is … Continue reading

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Edmodo – Engaging Students in a safe online environment

  Edmodo provides schools with a safe platform for social networking and teaching students the skills of communicating safely in an online environment.Want to learn more about Edmodo? Click on the ‘Engaging ICT‘ page.

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Distinguishing Minds

From Thursday 7th-Monday 11th April, I had the privilege of meeting and collaborating with some of the most innovative teachers in our country at the Apple Distinguished Educator Camp in Sydney. At this camp I was simply blown away by … Continue reading

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