Academic and scholarly publications
A list of my most recent publications is available here
Current and immediate past research projects
Implementation of the HPC pedagogical framework for technology enhanced learning continues in various primary and secondary schools in NSW (2015-19), the ACT (2015-16) and Victoria (2016-17).
2016: Research in five NSW primary schools with 450+ students in 16 teachers classrooms; the study was designed to upper primary school teachers capacity and confidence in STEM using the High Possibility Classrooms framework. Findings from this study are now available.
2015: Three major projects on Inquiry-based learning using HPC in Kindergarten: HSIE and Science and another study in a secondary school titled Students as Knowledge Creators and a further HPC study with a group of mainstream teachers in two secondary schools in NSW. Findings from the study are now available.
Favourite readings, websites and inspirations
The reading that started my thinking about TPACK is Mishra & Koehler (2006)
Professor Anna Craft’s CREATE projects at Exeter University
The Good Project at Harvard with Professor Howard Gardner
Professor Keith Sawyer’s creativity, collaboration and learning work from the University of North Carolina
Professor John Dewey and his philosophy of education and experience
Presentations and engagements
Five HPC courses are NESA approved at the proficient and lead teacher level – see the NESA website for further details.
2017: Keynote speaker at the NSW Science Teachers’ Association in late February and I am looking forward to sharing new research findings as a keynote speaker at Adolescent Success in Brisbane in August.
2016 : keynote addresses, workshops and seminars with education audiences in NSW, the ACT and Victoria. For example, in a March keynote address at Future Schools, Sydney with Bianca Hewes and Debbie Evans, one conference delegate, wrote about their conference experience here.
November 2016: EduTECH Asia in Singapore.
NSW selective school principals meeting at Terrigal.
2015: Keynote presentations at the 2015 AIS ICT Management and Leadership Conference, the NSW State Library on Creating the iGeographers and iHistorians for the Future, EduTech in Brisbane , Granville Boys High School , Curl Curl North Public School. Current research shared with HDR students at the Faculty of Education and Social Work at Sydney University, McCallums Public School and St John Bosco College, Engadine, Sydney.
September – November 2015: Visiting scholar at the School of Education at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA.