Tag Archives: blogging in the classroom

Developing International Mindedness and Global Citizens though the use of technology

Last week I was lucky enough to visit Macau to attend and present at the 2015 International Baccalaureate Asia Pacific Conference. I met many interesting people, listened to inspiring keynotes and enjoyed several good sessions. Whilst there my colleague Abi and I presented to a packed room our own session ‘Developing International Mindedness and Global

Student Bloggers take flight

Picture this, its 3:05 pm on Friday afternoon and our school week has just finished. Yet our classrooms are still full of students. “Its time to pack up” “Go home” “you’ll miss the bus”, we tell them, yet they are reluctant to leave. Why? Because they are blogging. This afternoon we have been having a lesson

Preparing global citizens in Year 6

Year 6 have just completed their first unit of inquiry for the term. Using the transdisciplinary theme of ‘How We Express Oursleves’ and the Central Idea ‘people express themselves using technology’ they have been exploring ways technology has enriched our lives, from art, to communication to careers. They have surveyed family and friends to discover