What Makes Teacher Professional Development (TPD) at Coursera Different

What Makes Teacher Professional Development (TPD) at Coursera Different Image 1 ISTE2014 Quotes Edutopia “Don’t wait for someone to create PD for you. Create the PD you deserve.” Jennie Magiera at ISTE2014 The lack of relevant and high quality teacher professional development in Indonesia is one of the major causes of the decrease of Indonesian…

The Story of My TED Ed Club(Part1): Design Your Passion & Ideas

This new academic year, I decided to offer a new extracurricular for 26 middle school students (Grade 7-9) : TED Ed Club. Introducing TED Ed Club at Dian Harapan School, Jakarta. This information of TED Ed Club are taken from ed.ted.com/clubs. What is TED Ed Club?’ TED-Ed Clubs is a flexible, school-based program that supports students in…

Collaborative Problem Solving Skills : 21st Century Learning

Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) is one of the most relevant assessment techniques that are developed by a Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills, University of Melbourne. It incorporated students’ cognitive and social skills development that is needed for 21st century. I am interested to explore the implementation of Two Dimension progression of CPS that…

Mau tahu Budaya Betawi? Kunjungi Setu Babakan!

Lahir, besar dan meniti karir  mendidik calon generasi baru di salah satu sekolah swasta di Jakarta Barat. Sayangnya, selama saya di Jakarta, saya dan murid saya ini sangat jarang memahami betul budaya khas betawi. Jika ditanya, apa itu budaya betawi? Mungkin yang saya jawab adalah lenong atau ondel-ondel. Padahal budaya betawi begitu kaya! Sampai akhirnya,…

Assessing Diversity

Albert Einstein said “Everyone is genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”  I believe animals have unique and specific capabilities that are not identical. Animals develop their ‘talents’ which are needed to survive based on their own…

Building Students Cultural Self-Confidence

Indonesia is one of the best multicultural countries in the world. School is one of the best ‘labs’ to practice live in diverse culture. School is a place where multicultural students, teachers, and staff come together to learn, work, and play together. At school, we interact with teachers, students, staff, parents who are raised in…

The Key of Growth Mindset: Learn,Unlearn, Relearn

The growth mindset is one of the most important characteristics that every teacher should have. To build growth mindset, you need to do these three things: learn, unlearn, and relearn. Learn means teachers should have an open mind to update and adapt with the learner’s world. It means teachers need to collect information, browse new…

Stop, Look, Listen & Reflect

In the midst of busy and hectic day of teachers, often we are overwhelmed with all complicated thoughts, feelings, and stressful moments that make us saying “It’s enough.”  If that what happens to you, I’m your friend. I called it as ‘Jetlag’. After having long christmas break, I landed to  the “island of never-ending job” in…

Geography Stop Motion Awards 2013

Apa itu Stop Motion? Stop Motion adalah sebuah teknik animasi untuk membuat manipulasi seolah-olah objek yang diam bergerak. Sebuah benda atau gambardibuat bergerak dengan cara menyatukan frame foto yang berbeda dengan menciptakan ilusi dari gerakan ketika kumpulan frame foto dimainkan dengan berkelanjutan. Mengapa Stop Motion? Stop Motion bermanfaat untuk menggambarkan teori-teori yang berkaitan dengan proses terbentuknya sesuatu. Dengan…

Bagaimana Mendesain Presentasi Simpel & Bermakna?

Apakah Mendesain Presentasi Simpel dan Bermakna itu MUDAH? Apakah Hanya dengan memasukan teks dan gambar? Tentu saja Tidak.  Minggu ini, siswa kelas 12 IPS akan mempresentasikan penelitian sosial yang mereka buat selama lebih dari 6 bulan dalam kelas saya. Dengan perjuangan yang tidaklah mudah, mereka dilatih untuk melakukan penelitian yang mirip dengan skripsi s1 meskipun…

The Journey is The Best Part (part 2)

The Journey has’t ended yet! Pembelajaran kerendahan hati belum berakhir setelah paper saya dikumpulkan. Justru dalam mengikuti konferensi, Tuhan semakin banyak mengajarkan saya untuk masuk dalam proses hidup yang mendewasakan saya. Tibalah saatnya saya mempersiapkan presentasi untuk paper saya dalam salah satu sesi workshop di konferensi. Pada awalnya, saya berpikir saya sudah berhasil menempuh berbagai…

The Journey is The Best Part (Part 1)

                            Seperti kata salah seorang tokoh di tv series “How I met Your Mother”, Robin Scherbatsky “You can’t jump straight to the end. The journey is the Best Part.” Kita tidak bisa lompat langsung sampai ke akhir. Perjalanan dan proses adalah bagian…