Coffee Time with Technology

Welcome to Coffee Time with Technology

July 15th, 2018    

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November 20th, 2018    

Episode 1 - Student Agents

Welcome to my very new initiative Coffee Time with Technology - a series of 5 -10 minutes podcasts weekly covering the latest innovations in the filed of education and education technology transforming the education world. I will begin by reviewing hundrED innovations in the field of education. The first is Student Agents which is one of the 100 Innovations in Finland 2016 - 2017 which empowers enthusiastic learners to share their ICT expertise with the school community.

November 26th, 2018    

Episode 2 - The Dragon Box School

Welcome to the second episode of Coffee Time with Technology - Review of yet another of the awesome hundrED innovtations  in education and this time its the "The Dragon Box School" a project by teachers and 1300 students in Finland developed over a 2 year period in 2005. It offers a complete Math curriculum, that engages students through a blend of activities using both traditional and digital resources.

December 2nd, 2018    

Episode 3 - Education Cities

Welcome to the 3rd Episode of Coffee Time with Technology, this time with review of yet another of the awesome hundrED innovations i.e Education Cities chosen from hundrED 2018. A beautiful concept aimed at teaching the art of Collaborations in schools, cities, countries and world wide. It address the question of how to transform one whole city into one big school in order to address the unique interests of both adults and children. The concept was developed by Bat Yam who belongs to Israel.

December 14th, 2018    

Episode 4 - Run Jump and Learn

Welcome to the 4th Episode of Coffee Time With Technology, this time with the review of yet another of the awesome innovations i.e Run Jump and Learn, a way to increase motivation through exercise and activities. Sari Kontra who is the innovator of this innovation says that motivation is the backbone of learning. She shares different methods to maximize learning and increase motivation through activities. I have chosen this innovation from the 100 innovations from Finland 2016 - 2017 list.

December 27th, 2018    

Episode 5 - Technology Education Class

Welcome to the 5th Episode of Coffee Time with Technology, this time with review of yet another of the awesome hundrED innovations i.e Technology Education Class which I have chosen from the Finland 100 list. This was developed in Oulu, Rajakyla School in Finland in 2012. In this class students learn about everyday technology by doing things themselves, experimenting with project learning, creating crafts etc by connecting pedagogy and curriculum meaningfully.

January 19th, 2019    

Episode 6 - Shadow a Student Challenge

Welcome to 6th Episode of Coffee Time with Technology, this time with a review of yet another of the awesome hundrED innovations i.e Shadow a Student chosen from the hundrED 2019 list. The innovation basically focuses on what we can learn from the daily life of a student in school. It's like looking at school from the eyes of a student. Walking in your students shoes for a day, going through what they go through,an opportunity for school leaders to get a deeper insight of whats going on in school.

February 7th, 2019    

Episode 7 - Emma Maths

Hi and Welcome to the 7th Episode of Coffee Time with Technology, this time with the review of yet another of the awesome HundrED innovations i.e EMMA Maths that I  have chosen from the Finland HundrED list. Emma Maths offers concrete tools for learning Maths. This was established in Finland in 2010 in Finnish schools to boost mathematical skills of kids such as understanding of counting numbers, developing reasoning skills, using quantity blocks specifically build for this innovation.

March 5th, 2019    

Episode 8 - Playground Ideas

Welcome to the 8th Episode of Coffee Time with Technology, this time with the review of yet another of the awesome HundrED innovations, Playground Ideas that I have chosen from the HundrED 2019 list. The innovation basically focuses on developing low cost , contextualized playgrounds for kids using readily and easily available material like tyres, planks of woods etc to create slides, hammocks, swings etc They consider play a very crucial part of child development.

March 12th, 2019    

Episode 9 - Smiling Minds

Welcome to the 9th Episode of Coffee Time with Technology this time with the review of yet another of the awesome HundrED innovations i.e Smiling Minds chosen from the HundrED 2019 innovation list. The program basically aims to bring mindfulness into the Australian National Curriculum by 2020, they believe young people need to learn the skills to build a healthy mind that can help them cope with life stress and challenges.

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