Apple Global Institute, Cork 2012: Takeaways

The Institute has been very enriching indeed! I have come across some inspiring teachers, great IT cracks and very dedicated educators. So what am I taking home – apart from the assignments for the group project on Digial Citizenship and OER? A list of new Twitter contacts: The Hashtag #ADE2012 comes up with a lot Read More …

Apple Global Institute, Cork 2012: Day 5

Today is workshop day! After a short full-house rally, we split into projects group and start working all over Fota Island. Our 3 teams are down at the Golf Club, elaborating on Digital Citizenship and OER. The discussion is animated and lively, we are collaboratively working on a Google Doc File, structoring the task ahead, Read More …

Apple Global Institute, Cork 2012: Day 4

Sightseeing day: Time to discover Cork and its surroundings – including Blarney Castle. Of course, I didn’t climb up to the Stone that would bestow the Gift of Eloquence on me (my knee would not allow it), but Werner brought a Kiss down for me: The power is apparently transferable. Will see if it works! Read More …

Apple Global Institute, Cork 2012: Day 3

Got up at 6.30 … Felt like middle of the night, but they want us in the main meeting room by 7.45, freshly showered and fed. Thankfully, they do decent coffee here! Great opening by Peter Scott from the Open University: Great content its king – but only if backed up by context, reflection, engagement Read More …