Tag: development

A Gibbon Is Born

Over the past few months I have been working to create a new open source project: Gibbon. At the risk of neglecting this blog and other projects, I have been putting in many, many hours to create a system which allows schools to better …

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Thoughts on Technology

As I develop as a teacher, I am constantly wrestling with ideas relating of technology, such as “what is technology?”, “is technology doing us any good?” and “how should we teach with and about technology?”. Here are some of my recent thoughts.

In 1980 Alan

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Scrolllooper

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/162030/

Scrolllooper is a Firefox Addon that I created to allow automatic¬† page scrolling in an infinite loop. This addon was designed to allow a web page to be displayed in public on a large screen. The aim of the addon is simply to automatically …

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Gever Tulley on 5 dangerous things for kids

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/gever_tulley_on…

As a parent and a teacher, I am keenly aware of the need to provide children with a safe environment in which to grow up and learn. However, at a certain point, too much safety begins to deny children the opportunities to assess and …

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Food For Thought

This is a great poem that sums up the important relationships that exist between parent and teacher, home and school. I saw it on a classroom wall in Sydney today, and it really made me stop and think about the way I teach and how …

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Thoughts on Being Human

When I was younger I operated to what I held as a strict, innate moral code. I believed I was, by my very nature, a good person. As time has passed I have behaved in different ways, learned new things and been exposed to many …

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Drupal IPT Project

Having completed my first practicum I thought it would be useful to post the major artifact that came out of it: the unit of work plan for the project I ran with my two HSC classes. This complete document details a proejct whereby students in …

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Mastery

Having talked about this very same thing (in a more general context) in our psychology tutorial only 2 weeks ago, I thought it was serendipitous that I encounter this article discussing 4 stages in mastery:

  1. Unconscious incompetence
  2. Concious incompetence
  3. Concious competence
  4. Unconscious competence

Having experienced …

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Wappalyzer

http://wappalyzer.com/

Wappalyzer is a Firefox addon that tells you what, if any, content management system has been used to create the website you are currently viewing. This saves hunting through source code looking for keywords when you find a site you like and wish to …

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Useful AJAX Auto-Suggest Scripts

http://woork.blogspot.com/2009/02/useful-ajax-auto-suggest-scripts.html

When building a website there is no need to produce each component by hand, from scratch. A far more efficient work is to bring together components developed and made available by others. This site offers scripts for Auto-Suggestion, which can help make the process …

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