Day 155 – TedxKids@Brussels, part 4

My final part, the end of the day….. Now, Gabe Zichermann, from Gamification, certainly got Jules and I thinking much more positively about Gaming on the Internet! Yes supposedly games will help our kids, not turn them into brainless monsters! First off, research shows that grey matter is increased by the act of learning, and … Continue reading

Day 154 – TedxKids@Brussels, part 3

After lunch, the presentations continued; First up were Evan Raskob, Bethany Koby and Daniel Hirschmann, from Technology will save us. This is what these guys do; Technology Will Save Us exists to educate and enable people to make and experiment creatively with technology. Devices, gadgets and computers are a fundamental part of our everyday lives. … Continue reading

Day 153 – TedxKids@Brussels, part 2

First thing during the break, we headed for the coffee, and then the feedback from our kids. ‘How’s it going guys? Are you enjoying it?’ It’s difficult getting answers from kids glued to the latest Ps3 program (there were serious concerns that the game consoles in the break area were permanently available to St John’s … Continue reading

Day 152 – TedxKids@Brussels, part 1

Wow, yesterday was awesome!  In the words of my son.  Why can’t we do that everyday, what a great way to learn! This was my son’s reaction to us joining TedxKids@Brussels.  A brilliant one day event that brought Ted speakers together in Brussels to present and provoke ideas on revolutionising education.  It is so needed.  … Continue reading