Oct 22, 2021

What if the “GAP” was the missing tools all along?

‘Every student can learn, just not in the same way or the same day’.  – George Evans    As a newly qualified teacher in 1980, I realized very quickly […]
Oct 7, 2021
Congratulations Charmaine Cowell

Congratulations Charmaine Cowell

Congratulations Charmaine Cowell – Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) 2021 – 2022 for the 5th year in a row.         What is the […]
Oct 7, 2021
Congratulations Cindy Scholtz and Athi Valela

Congratulations Cindy Scholtz and Athi Valela

Congratulations Cindy Scholtz and Athi Valela Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIEE) 2021 – 2022         What is the Microsoft Innovative Educator ( Mie […]
Jul 6, 2021
If it scares you, it's probably worth doing!

If it scares you, it’s probably worth doing!

There is never a dull moment working in the education digital transformation space! You constantly need to remain relevant and up to date. Digital transformation is dynamic and ever-changing. You need […]
Jun 30, 2021
Teacher, teacher, how does your garden grow?

Teacher, teacher, how does your garden grow?

This article is dedicated to my Marigolds:  Rika Kroon (my first Marigold), Charmaine Cowell, Lindsay Wesner, Sihle Maseko, Alicia Brink, Barbara Brand, Katy Ockers, and Marchelle […]
Jun 25, 2021
Cosmopolitanism is a cocktail of connectedness

Cosmopolitanism is a cocktail of connectedness.

The fourth industrial revolution, the 4Cs, future-ready, AI – all included in a plethora of catchphrases that swirl around the educational landscape. After a while, we […]
Apr 16, 2021
The Influence of a Role Model

The Influence of a Role Model

I recently attended the Schoolscape Premier 2021 event, and at the end of Session 1, Rian Truter gave an inspirational chat about role models. He introduced […]
Feb 16, 2021
The Teacher's Effect

The Teacher’s Effect

If I asked a group of people what attributes an effective teacher has, I bet you there would be a myriad of different answers. Teaching is […]
Jan 26, 2021
Global Pandemic: An opportunity to re-invent education

Global Pandemic: An opportunity to re-invent education.

Human behavioral responses are conditioned through stimulus-response patterns and associations between them, as well as through reinforcement techniques. Much of how we experience the world around us and each other has […]