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My first lecture, now up on Youtube!

September 23, 2019

So I am a tutor at a university, I’m teaching pre-service (under grad) teaching students. The subject delivers online lectures and readings but face to face tutorials (which is where I come in). Each tutor was asked to record a lecture, and mine was for this week’s classes on “Comparing Histories: Multiple perspectives and how […]

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KnitAlong with Fee n me

July 10, 2012

This is just a quick update. The technoevangelist, Fee Plumley, is running a Pozible campaign to fund her Really Big Roadrip bus. Fee wants to be able to buy a bus and deck it out with all sorts of awesome technology and then tour Australia sharing digital culture, working with artists, collaborating on all sorts […]

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new commission – zombie class mascot

March 18, 2011

Gosh! I like a challenge, but this one is a doozie. I’ve been commissioned by a Prep teacher to make her class a mascot. I’ve made a number of mascots in the past for classes, including a Ringmaster called Petey Barnam and a tree named Mr Barkly Tree (named by the kids in the class) […]

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craft yourself some army surplus

February 20, 2010

I was just researching some less plans for political stuff and I came across this craft activity. Yes, it’s how to make your own gas masks by the John Curtin Prime Ministerial library. There’s a number of lesson plans on the site which include ‘craft activites’. Naturally I clicked on it, and clearly this fun […]

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