Bring Coding to Your Class with Google CS First

I have no special IT background but I have great interest in learning coding. Why ? Simple. Coding teach you how to think and create. In the midst of our technology area, I realize Coding has become a new MUST LEARN language just like English. This is WHY you MUST learn Coding Among all best…

iTeach 1 : Collaborative, Independent, Engaging

iTeach is a short and simple story which elaborate simple features of future ready learning and teaching experience. iTeach simplify the most exciting experience of teaching and learning experience into simple title, elaboration, simple step, and representative pictures.  iTeach will be source of inspiration for students, teachers, administrator, edu-preneur, and government to redesign learning and teaching experience. This…

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…

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…

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 :                      …

Passion = Progress + Purpose

“What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. But it’s not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose.”   Dan Ariely: What Makes Us Feel Good about Work? TEDx Talk I always believe teaching career is more…

6 Lessons from GEG Indonesia Workshop

Overcoming Indonesian teachers resistance of learning new technology for education requires collaboration of committed teachers who dedicate their passion to start a change. This is the main reasons why Google Educator Group called champion teachers from all over Indonesia to bring changes to learn, share, inspire, and empower each other to maximize the use of…

Meet Difference Makers in Surabaya

Being part of EdTech transformation has always been part of my life. It’s the main reasons I accepted Unesa (Universitas Negeri Surabaya) EdTech Department to join 21st Century Learning Seminar. A great honor for me to learn and share with EdTech experts from the other Universities.  Seeing the enthusiasm of participants than came from teachers,…