You may think this is nothing, but this is EVERYTHING : Parents and educators cannot possibly understand the urgency for this push towards a future of education without comprehending the disruptions brought by social media, the Information Age, globalization and the concepts of Revolutionary Wealth.
OK, so it’s a coincidence I love the anthropology part of economics (gee, what’s with the non-capitalization, English teacher?) and I was a student of advertising. So, OK, I heard the conversations in the corridor concerning the fallout of media because I was working with AC Nielsen Media back in 99 (thereabouts). So, OK, I got a taste of the convenience and potential of technology because I worked as a “not really here or there” curator and writer of sorts for the Communications Department of Technology Park Malaysia. Continue reading “Could my life be an indicator on whether there’s a chance to transform educators for 21st Century Learning? – Part 1 of 2”
Let me tell you what I’m up to. As some of you might know, I have been trying to bring world-class English language learning into our classrooms hoping to prepare learners for the 21st Century. In the past 2 years, I have been running my own Incubator Language Center to experiment with how Chinese-speakers improve the best. I have come up with very useful information and experience to help EVERYONE succeed. I have found an approach which GUARANTEES success in learning.
Continue reading “A message to my students.”
I’ve been doing quite a lot of catching-up in the last couple of months. Doing all of that in a backward little ancient city island like Penang kept me dangerously complacent about the rapid changes happening between 2000 – 2009. Web 1.0 (1989-1999) was nothing to shout about but I left the big city when Web2.0 turned many things on their head.
Continue reading “Mashup – Economics, Marketing, Advertising, Design, Communication & Education”
When I was a child, I wanted to grow up and save the world. I got a bit older and I started liking the idea of writing and communicating my thoughts and desires – I was impressed by Fidel Castro and Che Guevera; I was sold on their charisma and cult following. I understood that words can have real power if you could get the aura surrounding the delivery down to a pat. What a shame I was born a girl, I would’ve loved to be a public speaker if I were a man. Continue reading “Synchronicity, coincidence or near misses?”