Category Archive: Integrating Technology in Education

Jul 23 2014

Communication in Support of Education

Communication  Today Communication as we know today in the 21st century is accelerating at excessive rates. There are new discoveries and adaptions taking place, many gadgets and devices entering the market place on a daily bases. Many brand name products competing for the market of consumers ready to purchase. This is all well and good …

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Jun 10 2014

Educating Young Children

The Importance Of Educating Young Children As I travel across Australia from Queensland to Northern Territory on my way to Western Australia, my thoughts of educating young children in diverse areas of our country become apparent. Looking at the vast distances between towns and the facilities available, and also lack thereof. I think of the …

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Apr 30 2014

Disruptive Technology or A New Way to Love

Is Disruptive Technology Linked With Love? Technology is changing the way we interact socially today this is looked at as disruptive technology- Is it all Bad? After returning from a recent 5 day “Glamping” trip, observing families and groups along the beach, It was lovely to see the interaction and the connecting happening especially with …

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Apr 28 2014

Young Learners Conference – Technology and Education

Technology and Education in Early Childhood On the 1st- 3rd of April I attended the Young Learners Conference as chairperson and had the pleasure to introduce international guest speakers and key speakers relating to technology and education. The focus being technology in the early years. The breadth of expertise and knowledge that was shared was …

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Mar 10 2014

Technology and Education- Futuristic Approach to Learning

What’s New in Technology and Education I just spent time at a one day conference for the entrepreneurs Institute where new and emerging technologies that could support technology and education to include trends in the market were unpacked. The interesting thing is that where all this is going and where will it impact within education …

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Mar 04 2014

Stranger Danger For Kids

The Importance of Stranger Danger For Kids  With the birth of technology stranger danger for kids is number one priority. Parents of young children have never before had to ensure that their children are both safe in the online world as the natural world! In Australia many cases of abductions are climbing in numbers to …

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Oct 01 2013

Legoland Hotel – Tactile Tools Versus Technology

Legoland Hotel – Bricks of Fun! An article by Christopher Reynolds in ‘The Gulf Today” (Dubai Newspaper) was an interesting read. He had just recently taken his family to the Legoland Hotel that opened early April. He described it as ‘Kids – Centricity’ 250 rooms on 3 levels, rooms with kids safe full of toy …

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Sep 23 2013

Screen Time For Kids Maths Apps in Preschool

Screen Time for Kids When we look at screen time technologies, especially screen time for kids, that are front and center in most discussions from educational perspective to parental concern. It is a topic that still needs further research and tracking to ensure that what is happening today in children’s learning is what is best for …

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Apr 09 2013

Children Watching TV

Is it good for Children Watching TV? A recent article – Kids benefit from daily diet of ‘Good’ TV, on 30th -31st March, 2013 The Courier Mail, prompted me to write another article too highlight my thoughts on Children Watching TV. Research is now suggesting the main focus of Children Watching TV should be on …

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Feb 19 2013

Technology in Education Steven Fry’s Top 100 Greatest Gadgets

Technology in Education Steven Fry’s Top 100 Greatest Gadgets Just this week I saw a documentary of  Steve Fry’s 100 Greatest Gadgets that identified many Digital Devices on the list, that support Technology in Education. To my amazement what I thought was to be one of the top was rated as number 10, that being …

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