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Thoughts on education and classroom teaching from years spent in education and training businesses. I’m also keenly interested in the technology associated with the modern classroom, particularly, developing effective teaching/learning resources for use in the classroom and at home.

Training for Learning

I wrote this for my university MA program. Here you will find a little bit about my life and my training and teaching philosophy. In my daily work, well, in most of my daily work, I am in training sessions training 20 to 30 teachers to teach pre-school to grade …

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Ed-Tech: From the Past, Still the Past

Before delving into the historical progression of educational technology, a good question to ask is: What is “Technology”? Technology simply is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes. In that case, perhaps, if one considers it science, “writing” is the first educational technology and our journey should start there. …

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Are Our Schools Ready For the Future?

It’s a tough question… but the answer is easy, it’s “no”. The reason the question is tough is because schools, their design and purpose, has been the same since their arrival on the scene at the end of the enlightenment and the dawn of the modern industrial age. They are …

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4 Teaching Tips for ESL

We are all dedicated teachers and we all want to do what is best for our students, but sometimes we aren’t doing the best job we can do. Every teacher benefits from taking a look at their classroom habits from time to time and checking we are not making the following …

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