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Assessment for learning

“The teacher’s job is not to transmit knowledge, nor to facilitate learning. It is to engineer effective learning environments for the students. The key features […] 

Who will be considered literate in the 21st century?

“Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming […] 

The solitary walker: travelling and learning

Walking, ideally, is a state in which the mind, the body, and the world are aligned, as though they were three characters finally in conversation […] 

Digital citizenship in an era where Big Data is your new Big Brother

How do we best educate children to be thoughtful about their online security in these rapidly changing times? The challenge of staying up-to-date, when technological […] 

Lee Filters: with my 14-24mm lens

Trey Ratcliff spoke so glowingly about the Nikon 14-24mm wide-angle lens that I lusted after it for two years before managing to buy one for my […] 

The Cumbria Way

My walk through Cumbria, in England, has been everything I hoped and the weather smiled benevolently for the whole journey. Unbelievably, my goretex remained in the […] 

How do you manage your photos?

Managing and storing photos, especially online, can be challenging if one has limited time to assess the many excellent possibilities. There is much to consider, […] 

A brief beginner’s guide to contemporary photography

Chase Jarvis’ quip, “the best camera is the one that’s with you” resounds in an era where anyone who wishes to take photographs is spoilt […] 

The Soap Opera

 “Politics is war by other means.”         Foucault The soap opera that is Australian politics entered a new phase last night. Three […] 

What have you read (so far) in 2013?

Darcy tapped the page of his book and the next appeared. It had been years since he had to physically labour, turning page after page, […] 

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