Where exactly are we failing again?

Buried in the final paragraphs of this article in the NZ Herald on charter schools, is an interesting admission. For her part, Isaac expresses a faint hope that charter schools won't be seen as "an assault on teachers" "I would be the last person to trash public schools," she says.…

"Technology at the core"

Technology drives South Korean 'smart' schools. Not much mention of learning in this video. Instead it's all about the technology. Because that's what makes a school "smart". Apparently. I know it's the job of the media to focus on the shiny. I'm not even that bothered about the hints of…

Moving ISPs - a creative writing lesson.

I had to change the school ISP this week, after 3 weeks of send email failure, blacklisted emails and just intermittent headaches for all of the users on our domain. The biggest issue wasn't actually the technical, it was trying to actually talk to someone at our ISP. It was…