Is a 21st Century Education even possible in Africa?

Recently, ICS hosted Jeff Utecht for a week-long inaugural COETAIL course. Teachers and staff members discussed connected learning, web tools, student engagement, etc. They created blog sites, collaborated on online documents, and more. It was a week of thought-provoking and engaging materials – a successful start to an exciting program...

Timely Advice from Three Decades Ago

I have an embarrassing confession to make. I’ve never read Mindstorms by Semour Papert. I’ve known of him for decades & I’ve taught and used Logo, but I never actually read the book. I’m ashamed to admit it …but I’m making up for it now. It’s a great book: very...

The Internet Saved My Dog’s Life

No, really. It’s absolutely true. Without the Internet, my dog would be dead. He’s doing quite fine, thank you very much, thanks to the web. This is my dog, Hoover. He’s 11 years old – we think. We got him three years ago when his then-owner moved away to...
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