Reflecting on the POL Friday 23 November, we had our Presentation of Learning. Seeing everyone's projects in their final forms is arguably a great way to end a hectic semester and intense course! You could see the huge amount of time, effort and thought put into each project. The variety of projects that stemmed from... Continue Reading →
Information technology, whether you like it or not, has become an integral part of our lives. Teens spend nearly 9 hours on average per day on social media. 9 hours. That's the recommended daily intake of sleep. And adults in general spend 24 hours per week online. So how do we achieve that balance of... Continue Reading →
Today we worked on our SCMTME Tech Projects. You can see what I worked on and planned, HERE where I finally decide exactly what I'm doing and HERE where I made paper drafts of the website. A refreshingly short blog post, which we'll be talking more about in the very last SCMTME session!
Before the online culture was a thing, children interacted with music through live performances and physically interacting with music. With the developments in technology, music was presented digitally in Vinyl, then tapes, then CDs, then as mp3s. Then, with the development of online platforms, we lost the physical interaction with music completely. Nowadays, music is... Continue Reading →
Get ready for a big blog post. The Place of Music in 21st Century Education - Online world of social media and PLNs. Hey that heading sounds a lot like a certain Coursera MOOC I did earlier in the semester during my practicum. So instead of me repeating myself, I'll give you a hyperlink to... Continue Reading →
Let's clarify something. 1-1 VS BYOD. 1-1 means that every student has one device. Either students bring their own device (see below) or this device is given to them by the government. Students either own their device individually, or they are held in laptop trolleys in school faculties. BYOD stands for being your own device.... Continue Reading →
Music is patterns of sound and silence built on the medium of time. Often students find it difficult to talk about and listen carefully to music as they can't see how the sound is made. Talking about Tone Colour and expressive techniques is much easier when you can see the instrument and know how the... Continue Reading →
Game Theory in education is more than just point allocating and table teams. It's about crafting a learning environment that is based on "hard fun".