Friday, February 23, 2018

Getting social

Social media has been around since 1997, with the creation of Six degrees. It only took off at the start of the 21st century,...

What’s your Gamertag?

I'm a gamer. Outside of school I enjoy playing boardgames and computer games. I started secondary school when the first computers that could be...

Mauri Ora

I'm involved at my school with the Maori Ora project carried out in collaboration with Poutama Pounamu, University of Waikato. Recently, as part of this...

Space to learn

There are a large number of trends that are or will be having an impact on education. Reading the 2017 NMC Horizon Report can...

School Culture?

I’ve just finished reading a paper from 1998 (Stoll, 1998). This made me feel a little old as, by the time it was published,...

Communities of Practice

Communities of practice is not a term that I'd have thought anything of prior to doing the  Mindlab course. When I first heard of...

VR and assessment

This post is presenting an inquiry idea that I am carrying out as part of the Mindlab course I am currently undertaking. However, it...

Personal Space and VR

I've been playing PSVR for some months now and am about to start using a HTC Vive in an educational setting. One of the...

VR in education

2016 is the year that VR went mainstream Early in the year the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive were released. Both cost a hefty amount...

Why thoughts?

Thoughts are my general blog posts. They are for reflection on things that flitter into my mind (and I have a LOT that flitters...