Monthly Archives: March 2011

Painting #1

The very first masterpiece :’) (c) 2011 Christopher William Reid. Advertisements

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Painting #3

Like Beethoven and Schubert, I like the idea of publishing my images out of order. Adds to the mystery. (c) 2011 Christopher William Reid.

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The Great Podcasts

Tried out some podcasts around November and haven’t looked back (yet). Here are some recommendations: Comedy The masters of humour and manic depression… WTF with Marc Maron >> Always interesting and sincere. Usually at least partially funny and insightful. Lots … Continue reading

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My Teaching Philosophy

The teacher should inspire kids. They should naturally exude qualities that gain them respect. Someone who has self-respect. Someone with a sense of humour, passionate but with a healthy sprinkle of cynicism. Respected by other teachers. Someone still exploring and … Continue reading

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A Late Introduction…

Welcome! My name is Christopher Reid and I’m doing a Master of Teaching (Secondary) or something like that at ACU. Subjects will be maths and IST or ICT or whatever, COMPUTERS. So I guess the purpose of this here blog … Continue reading

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Suffocation

It’s difficult not to be a bit overwhelmed by all the theory we’re being presented with at ACU. Ironic that this only serves to distance us further from high school students. When are we going to discuss Piaget with students? … Continue reading

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Commentary on Software Use

Like when people use templates, this sense of user-friendliness taken perhaps too far. Well, ease-of-use is great and accessibility and all that but what value do we place on being able to write and design your own software? To be … Continue reading

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