“Hacking” the missing component in many digital literacy programmes.
Robotics for ’21st Century Skills’
This post offers a summary of my recent EduTECH 2018 presentation. Why Robotics.. and why in the library? Have you ever wondered to yourself, “where might my students have gone, if ‘assessment outcome’ wasn’t a […]
VR in the classroom!
Will schools be ready for VR? Learning from our mistakes: the Tablet Rush If only I had a dollar for every teacher I have heard, lamenting the fact that our school system just was not […]
Up & Running with VR
Since my EduTECH presentation about VR in school libraries (2017), I have received several email enquiries from school library folk who want to know exactly how to get up and running with VR. Hence this […]
Virtual Reality in Schools
In 2016, worldwide revenue from augmented and virtual reality was $5.2 billion. By 2020, it is predicted to reach $162 Billion. (IDC, Aug. 2016) Virtual Reality (VR) is like no resource we have ever used […]
When reading is hard
SLAV Nov, 2016 Conference: Engaging Teens with Reading Download the paper I wrote for this conference. I was asked if I could please post a copy of my presentation slides and video tutorials, from the […]
SO MANY REALITIES Augmented reality as a library resource This paper was presented at the School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) Premier Conference, 2015: It’s a Digital World Librarians should perhaps be alarmed that in […]
Engaging students with emerging technologies “‘Why would a school library run a Tech and Gaming Club?’ The obvious quick response is ‘why not?’ However, in reality a more comprehensive answer is required, because the question […]