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Global Jaya has just purchased a K-12 ManageBac Curriculum Account

Global Jaya International School has purchased a full account for Year k-12 for ManageBac, this means from next year all PYP, MYP and DP curriculum documents and calendar items will be seamlessly integrated. Firstly, we need to get all Heads of Year … Continue reading

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Resourcing, textbooks and a meeting

Please be advised that we have a series of meetings with a representative from Oxford University Press about various publications, textbooks and other teaching resources available this morning. The Board Room is booked from 9.00 until 10.00 and then free … Continue reading

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Electricity and New Energy Museum

The Electricity and New Energy Museum (Museum Listrik & Energi Baru) can be found in Taman Mini Indonesia (TMII). It has several floors devoted to history of energy and electricity, nuclear power and renewable energies. The signs are mostly in Bahasa Indonesian, but there … Continue reading

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Top 10 pages on my blog and search terms that found it

Having been blogging for about a year now, I have begun to spend some time examining the blog statistics, which pages are popular and which search terms people use to find my blog among others. I have graphed the Top … Continue reading

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Using Twitter on Science Field Trips – Twittering on Pramuka Island

Something I have been experimenting with lately has been using twitter to supplement our learning. I’ve decided that Twitter™ is a great tool for Field Trips. One of the advantages is that many of our students already have smart phones … Continue reading

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Using Twitter in the classroom as an Audience Participation Device or Clicker

For some time I have been a fan of clicker cases, they are similar to the buttons used in the TV show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, and are a well documented means of improving student learning by providing … Continue reading

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iThink I need iPads in the classroom

Sure they’re bright and shiny, but are they really learning devices? We’ll take a close look at how exactly these technologies are being leveraged in the classroom and what the best Apps are for educational purposes. We’ll also explore some … Continue reading

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GADGETS GO TO SCHOOL Pandji Alfi, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 10/04/2011 3:20 PM “If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow” – John Dewey In this age of multiple gadgetry, the way … Continue reading

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Applying science to the teaching of science

An alternative vote May 12th 2011 | from the print edition AS DOES much else in the universe, education moves in cycles. The 1960s and 1970s saw a swell of interest in teaching styles that were less authoritarian and hierarchical … Continue reading

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White Boarding

White boarding is a term used to describe the student use of a 3’ x 2’ sheet of tile board to record group work. White boarding was first used in physics classes (Wells, Hestenes, and Swackhamer, 1995). White boarding requires … Continue reading

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