I watched this: https://www.ted.com/talks/sugata_mitra_build_a_school_in_the_cloud/transcript?language=en and I read this: The Preschool Inside a Nursing Home and I thought: We need to do this in South Africa right now! Imagine the potential of combining kindergarten and old age homes in SA? Saves on staffing if you have caregivers who can look after kids and grandparents. The grandparents … Continue reading Techno-nursingeries.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsWf0aLYm84&ab_channel=kindleflames I recently uploaded the ePortfolio I created as part of the Diploma in Tertiary Education (PDTE) to arendsig-akademie.net. This is an incredible project started by Dr Christa van Staden, the lecturer tho designed the Instructional Techniques and Multimedia Module INTMAEU of the PDTE. As part of this upload, I created a video to provide an … Continue reading Overview of my INTMAEU ePortfolio
I taught briefly at a language school in Cambodia, which made me reflect on my use of instructional media and technology in the classroom. I was conducting a class in which the textbook reading was about relationships between people and animals. The night before, I happened to stumble on the most amazing relationship between humans and animals: the African … Continue reading Instructional Media and the Digital Divide
The hard drive with all the lesson material I have ever developed broke, and the backup hard drive got wiped (long story), and I have no paper back up. Today, I don't know how I feel about technology in the classroom Please learn from me, and have multiple back ups. Although, don't be like … Continue reading Technology: A Blessing or a Curse?
I have had no Internet for over a week due to issues with Telkom. I have had to use my mobile, which is expensive. This led me to consider how, in our country, access to information should be a fundamental right, like access to water. Finland has already taken that step and we should all … Continue reading Internet Access is a Human Right