For a while now I have been thinking about education and what it means to me and how it can be changed to really meet the needs of society. Lots of chats on Twitter and events I have attended have added to this mix and I thought it was about […]

What do we value in education?

Within the Apple Keynote in March, there was a significant mention of Augmented Reality. A few apps were introduced that showed huge potential for schools and will hopefully pave the way for more developers to consider how this technology can be used to enhance learning. Here is a brief response […]

Apple Edu 2018. AR in education

So the Worldwide Apple Distinguished Educator Institute has come to an end and it is time to reflect on what to take home from the experience.  Over the 5 days it is hard to put into words the experience and the amount of inspiration that has been had from the […]

#ADE2016 Taking it home

As I look to start a new chapter in my career in teacher training I started to reflect on what I achieved as a teacher.  In particular what impact I had on the children that I taught.  Although there is no way of knowing for sure (short of tracking down […]

What I left in PE? #pechat

This year the ADE Institute took place in Amsterdam and we welcomed a fantastic class of over 200 new ADEs from across the EMEIA region. (Europe, pills Middle East, tadalafil India and Africa)  the last part being significant as for the first time there were ADEs representing the Africa region […]

#ADE2015; Welcoming the New Class

In 1997 Apple launched their new advertising campaign titled Think Different.  It was aimed at the people that used Apple products as the ones that were creators, as Apple called them, “the crazy ones’. As I look at education now and the influx of technology I can see a whole […]

Do you really “think different”?

I have always been a big fan of presenting information in video format, I find it more engaging for the viewer and much more interesting than flat powerpoints. Vidra is a great app for creating these as introduced by @ICTEvangelist earlier on Twitter. I thought i’d take a look myself […]

Vidra app for presenting information

Beacon technology has been around for a while but it is starting to become a bit more mainstream. Beacons simply act as a way of triggering information on mobile devices.  Your device will need an app downloaded on to it and the beacon talks to the app to trigger the […]

What are #ibeacons