The Beauty of Simplicity – My First Days in New School

 This July, I joined Sampoerna Academy L’Avenue, a new school launched in 2015. Moving to a totally new and different school has inspired me to learn the beauty of simplicity.We might be young school but I learn the true value of being ‘YOUNG’, ‘SMALL’, ‘NEW’, and ‘SIMPLE’ here.  These are some precious memories of my simple…

Experience Harmony in ‘Haphazard’ at TEDx Jakarta 2016

Here’s a quick recap of TEDxJakarta on Saturday June 25th, 2016 at AtAmerica, Pacific Place. The theme of this year’s event is HAPHAZARD, a situation that shape us to be more mature person.  Here are the recap of my experiences finding harmony in Haphazard at TEDx Jakarta 2016. 1. Stanley Widianto  He is the youngest ‘haphazarders’…

The New Ending of Innovation with TED Ed

This is the new ending of my project as TED Ed Innovative Educator program as the program officially ended today. Here’s complete story of how I started the journey of innovation. TED Ed Club [2014-2015] It is started in 2014, when I first launched TED Ed Club in my school as part of extracurricular program. TED…

TED Ed Clubs Station at TEDxYouth@Lazuardi

This post will highlight important moments of my collaboration with Mahrukh Bashir to initiate TED Ed Club Station at TEDx Youth Lazuardi.  I first met Mahrukh in Facebook in TED Ed Club Facilitator program. I was very excited back then as Mahrukh was the only teacher who initiated TED Ed Club in 2014.  She set excellent model of…

The Force Awakens in Community of Educators

Steven & Gusman presented how the Force Awakens in Community of Educators at the Top Leader Summit 2016, Google Singapore.  This is story of how  a community of educator named Google Educator Group united the force to champion teacher’s professional development in West Jakarta. It’s all started with Steven Skywalker, Chewbacca Hansen & Gusman Solo with the help & support of…

Komunitas Seru di Pesta Pendidikan 2016

Rayakan Passion anda sebagai pendidik di Pesta Pendidikan ! Bagi saya Pesta Pendidikan adalah ajang para pendidik baik guru, orang-tua, siswa, bahkan masyarakat luas yang punya passion dan ide kreatif untuk dapat berkontribusi meningkatkan kualitas pendidikan Indonesia. Acara yang berlangsung Minggu 29 Mei 2016 di FX Sudirman ini diawali dengan lari pagi bersama dan dilanjutkan berbagai macam…

Berkontribusi bagi Pendidikan lewat WikiEdu Indonesia

Tulisan ini  membahas tutorial menjadi kontributor Wiki Edu Indonesia & refleksi pribadi saya mengikuti acara Soft Launching Wiki Edu Indonesia. Sabtu, 21 Mei 2016 menjadi hari bersejarah bagi dunia pendidikan Indonesia dimana sebuah ide sederhana untuk meningkatkan literasi pendidikan Indonesia diluncurkan di Gedung Kementrian Pendidikan & Kebudayaan. Ide ini bernama WikiEdu Indonesia. WikiEdu Indonesia adalah…

Journey to the Future : Virtual Reality Study Group

Inspired by the flood of virtual learning talks & resources, Google Educator Group West Jakarta designed a special Professional Development program in Saturday, May 14th at Springfield School. The theme of the event was “Virtual Learning Study Group”.  The event turned out to be ‘a time machine’ that let champion teachers travelled in the future with…

Inspirasi dari Pusat Pengembangan Kompetensi Guru dan Kejuruan JakBar

Ada yang pernah ikutan sesi Pusat Pengembangan Kompetensi Guru dan Kejuruan Jakarta Barat? Beberapa hari lalu, saya sedang melakukan riset tentang “The Center for Technology & School Change” (CTSC) di  Teachers College Columbia.  Saya berandai-andai jika Jakarta punya pusat pelatihan teknologi seperti yang dimiliki TC Columbia yang membantu mempercepat pengembangan kompetensi guru dalam menguasai teknologi dan mengkatalisasi perubahan…

Re-Work for Better Work

As we spent most of our time at work, we should re-think of how make our work BETTER. Here’s the summary & additional resources of the best book I’ve read so far: Work Rules. How do we transform our WORK? Giving your work meaning :                      …

Strangers + Originality + Last Lecture = A book Review

Read my review of three must read books: “The Necessity of Strangers”, “Originals”, and “Last Lecture.” Then, let me know if you’re interested to read those book! This book totally challenged me to change my mindset about Strangers.  We tend to be exclusive with the group who has same mind like us and avoid people who…