Author Archives: Rod Murphy

About Rod Murphy

Parent, international educator, Tech Coach

The Best Education

Students who are intrinsically motivated. Top quality technology. Intelligent, hard-working and motivated teachers. Effective support structure. A poor education system has less than three of the four factors. A satisfactory education can be achieved if you have three out of … Continue reading

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Multitasking isn’t.

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Tech Body Language 01

Show someone you value them by looking into their eyes as you actively listen to what they are saying.

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Giving time

Time is one of the most valuable things an Tech┬áTrainer, Coach or Integrator can give to teachers at international schools. One way this can be done is by the Trainer, Coach or Integrator taking over a class for a lesson … Continue reading

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Flexible ethics!

When you install new software, sign up for some online service or read the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) for using technology at an international school there are only two choices. Accept ALL the terms and conditions. You can then install … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Laws of Technology #7

A computer crashes only if you have not hit the ‘Save’ button.

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Tech Profile

A tech profile is a chart showing all the different types of technology a person uses and the level of expertise they have with each. An individual’s profile includes technology used as part of their personal life as well as … Continue reading

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