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USA Tour – Oracle HQ

As part of the USA Tour I had the opportunity to visit two  of the largest companies in the Silicon Valley; Oracle and Intel.  The interesting thing was I had not previously related these two companies with education programs and because of this I was curious to see what they had to offer. Oracle What […]

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ISTE Day 2 – SHREDing with CUE

Up and gone for a 7am start where I attended my first SHRED/Rockstar session.  SHRED is all about having the presenters of the day at the conference receiving  ‘air’ time for their particular session. As expected  the room is very “America”, hyped and full of bluster; what a great way to start the day. Each […]

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ISTE 2012 – Leadership Symposium

Today I was about to be part of an amazing opportunity!!!.  I was going to participate in the ISTE Leadership Symposium which brings together administrators, principals, directors and teachers who are passionate about leading ICT in their schools. The Symposium focused on four main keystones: Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences – Designing the Learning Environment Moving […]

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USA Tour – Day 10 – CISCO HQ

On the list of places to visit CISCO HQ was one of the more interesting choices of the trip. The most stimulating aspect of the day was imagining the possibilities and calculating the differences between the more user orientated technology CISCO offers and the traditional networking hardware. From the very beginning I was fascinated.  I […]

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USA Tour – Day 7 – Promethean

Today Lauren Sayer, Head of Teaching and Learning Australia and New Zealand at Promethean, hosted the group at the San Francisco Zoo.  Some of the animals I recognised, however, the only recognition I had of Promethean products is their interactive board products, it was refreshing to see Promethean taking an educative approach with their products. […]

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