On discomfort

This article - Dev Discomfort - is written to reflect the pressures and stresses on being a developer - but it reflects very well what it means to be a teacher in an education system increasingly being flooded with technology and tools. "I feel like my relationship with my tools…

Pimpin' ain't easy

In my role as IT/e-learning lead teacher I get lots of queries and requests for help. But two questions put to me this week got me thinking. Q1: "I am getting a lot of can’t send  undeliverable messages-have been for over a week.  On my class computer under…

"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…