Category Archives: Technology

A blog post about technology

So, you want nuclear power?

Every so often, somebody talks up the nuclear option as being something that we need to do to ensure the future economic prosperity of the State. Such pronouncements are never accompanied by any detail on how nuclear power will ensure … Continue reading

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Lagging behind our cleverness!

A friend of mine asked me what did I mean by this passage: [NOTE: The computer is similar to the motor car in this, we are still trying to come to grips with that technology as well. …] in a … Continue reading

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Goodbye DER and hello BYOD!

DER funding to Australian schools is coming to an end. So what is next?  I was asked to review the options of a school at the start of this year and this is what I found. I thought I would … Continue reading

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Learning styles – then and now

My preferred learning style is to think of some proposition, throw it into the air, and see where it lands. Often this can be a somewhat dogmatic statement, which is discussed, attacked, defended, restructured and held, changed and then, usually, … Continue reading

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Lets hear it for the new technology!!!

In recent months I have been made aware of how we will tout the use of new technology in class. In practice what we are really doing is tarting up the old pedagogy, overlaying some technology and calling it “new”. … Continue reading

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Conversations with my Toothbrush!

My wife often looks at me strangely when I am brushing my teeth. She thinks that talking to my toothbrush or the bathroom mirror is not a “normal” thing to do. I really do not understand why she would think … Continue reading

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The world and me

I am starting out on a new chapter – again. This time is it blogging. For the last two days, I have been conferencing with a lot of people on technology in teaching. The conference was organised by the Computers … Continue reading

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