Tag Archives: Education

Learning the new ‘meanings’ of ABC

Looking at the two alphabet charts, you’d be quickly be aware of which generation you grew up in. Whatever is the case, at least ‘A’ is still ‘APPLE’ . . . . . . so what will be next ?

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<3 Teacher Librarians!

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The Civica Education Technolog Blog

Our UK counterpart Civica Education has recently started a blog.  It’s a resource dedicated to technology in education and has some interesting and useful posts. http://civicalearningblog.wordpress.com/ Educators in particular, I recommend you add this to your blog roll and follow the posts.

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Teachers are heroes

01 September is Teachers’ Day (school holiday) in Singapore and most schools would have celebrated Teachers’ Day on the eve. The Ministry of Education’s announcement on 31st August  that Teachers (and education support staff) to get pay increase of up to … Continue reading

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Infographic – Components of a 21st Century Classroom

Based on the findings from various research surveys in U.S. (check out the sources at the bottom right of the infographic), an Australian-based online course company Open Colleges developed this infographic, giving you with a pictorial understanding of where we are today in … Continue reading

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Transliteracy : Constructing Knowledge and Networks

Librarians gathered together for a one-day conference on ARLD Day 2012 (27 April) in Minnesota to engage, discuss and connect on the theme “Transliteracy: Constructing Knowledge and Networks“. The conference, presented by the Academic and Research Libraries Division, covered a wide … Continue reading

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Pic-of-the-Week – Understanding Women

This is probably the biggest single volume publication ever published and I bet it will receive the Guiness World Record award for “the most frequently edited/revised publication” (if there is one such award).  The book is entitled “Understanding Women”. I bet … Continue reading

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The straits times likes our work

Civica made it to the pages of Singapore’s highest selling newspaper last week, with ‘breaking news’ coverage of the finals of our redesign your library competition for secondary schools. The award ceremony for our redesign your library comp which was attended … Continue reading

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Horizon Report 2012 and more

I was at the recent  iCTLT (“International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology” 2012 conference and had the great opportunity to hear from Dr Larry Johnson first hand. Dr Larry Johnson/CEO, New Media Consortium (NMC) is the co-founder of The … Continue reading

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Check out our ‘redesign your library’ comp for singapore secondary schools

I’ve recently had the pleasure of being involved in this competition which is underway for singapore secondary schools.  I think that it’s fair to say that designing a new library is a work highlight for many librarians, so imagine how excited the … Continue reading

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