We live? We die? You decide!

Photo credit: pixabay You must yourselves realize the power of Athens, and feed your eyes upon her from day to day, till love of her fills your hearts; and then, when all her greatness shall break upon you, you must reflect that it was by courage, sense of duty, and a keen feeling of honourContinue reading “We live? We die? You decide!”

Bike-to-chart

Infographics? Data visualization? Digital notetaking? What do these words mean?  Me – No idea! Actually, this isn’t exactly true! I did know what infographics were but I didn’t know that they were called infographics. The first time I had actually come across these type of images was when I had teamed up with Palvinder Thurman for ourContinue reading “Bike-to-chart”

Once upon a time…

Photo Credit: Magenta Rose Once upon a time, there was a small girl named Adi. Adi was an energetic and enthusiastic girl who loved playing at home, visiting the local parks and going to school. It’s true! She really did love her School! Well, it’s mostly true. She loved almost everything about school except for one thing-that most awful and dreadful task knownContinue reading “Once upon a time…”

Story telling with slides…

Photo credit: flikr Two years ago I was very fortunate to be part of an in-house training session where our excellent and highly creative Literacy coordinator talked about the importance of story telling. During the training, he talked passionately about the need for teachers to take a small amount of time each week/day to readContinue reading “Story telling with slides…”

Photographing Time

Photo Credit: Wallpaper Flare Time! Or more particularly chronology is a concept that most primary school students find very difficult to understand. And why wouldn’t they? How can a seven year old child be expected to understand the differences between the Romans and the Egyptians when they haven’t had a chance to develop any sort of personal historical record. They just haven’tContinue reading “Photographing Time”

Give me the tools and I will build!

What do I think of visual media? Personally, I can’t get enough of it. Ever since I was a tiny tot I have been a slave to anything that is large, eye catching, colourful, bright or tells me something interesting. In fact I have dedicated large parts of my childhood, teen years and adult life to absorbing as muchContinue reading “Give me the tools and I will build!”