Concept Mapping and Conceptual Curriculum Design

During the past two decades, a constructivist approach to learning and knowledge has become dominant in educational psychology and both national and international curriculum, especially in science and primary education. Learning is viewed as an active, constructive process rather than a passive, reproductive process. However, our ways of instruction have not changed as much as … Continue reading Concept Mapping and Conceptual Curriculum Design

I don’t know, I just played around with it

Think back to an experience when you were completely enthralled with a new game or a book that you couldn't stop reading, that's the power of play. My newly adopted tech motto was recently quoted in a wonderful blog post by Yuni Santosa: https://t.co/1XJj7YSXCl This is a reference to multiple things but in an educational technology … Continue reading I don’t know, I just played around with it

Being a Change Agent: Integrating and Extending Seesaw into Classroom

Since its successful launch Seesaw has been upgraded gradually by adding new features as the version number grows. The latest upgrade might be the most significant yet as definitely requires some closer look. The reason for this buzz that Seesaw is stirring in education is very multifaceted, hence making it a wonderful topic. Here are couple of … Continue reading Being a Change Agent: Integrating and Extending Seesaw into Classroom

Google Certified Educator

My Path to become a Google Certified Educator

My relationship with Google has been an uphill battle with some really funny episodes and quirks. I have always been an early adopter of ed-tech, running my own Linux web- and terminal server since 2005 and GAFE from 2009. But then something happened, we moved. I took a new position in a new country. Seven years … Continue reading My Path to become a Google Certified Educator

Student voice through reflection — PYP Coordinator

I wrote a quick post about reflection on my PYP Coordinator blog: Student Voice – Becoming a metacognitive thinker Metacognition in school context is thinking about one’s thinking. More precisely it refers to the processes we use to plan, monitor, and assess our own understanding, learning, and performance. To be able to teach students to … Continue reading Student voice through reflection — PYP Coordinator

Managebac

Hacking a bit more Managebac a.k.a. more pro-tips

Pro-tips from an enthusiastic PYP Coordinator: This is almost a proof of concept post, meaning that the difficulty level for non html coders is high😉. I have been for quite sometime wanting to add pictures into our Early Years report cards and today I finally got around doing it. Prerequisites and disclaimers  If you choose … Continue reading Hacking a bit more Managebac a.k.a. more pro-tips