Ignite Your Ideas with Adobe Spark

There are so many apps that you can use to share stories. Picture, Video, and Website are some common apps used to share your stories. How if there is one app that enable you to create graphics, video, and website in one platform? Introducing Adobe Spark “Adobe Spark is a collection of three creation tools. Spark…

2017: Ease isn’t the Goal, Excellence is…

“Unleashing creativity requires that we loosen the controls, accept risk, trust our colleagues, work to clear the path for them, and pay attention to anything that creates fear.” Ed Catmull – Creativity Inc. I was more than excited to welcome 2017 by learning, leading and participating the most exciting training session at Millennia21 which allowed me…

Refleksi 2016 : Baca, Belajar, Berbagi, Berpisah

Baca, Belajar, Berbagi, dan Berpisah menjadi momen di tahun 2016 yang momen menantang zona nyaman saya sebagai guru sekolah. 1. Baca Mulai tahun 2016 ini, saya mencoba berkomitmen untuk membaca buku-buku di bidang pendidikan, teknologi, bisnis, dan ilmu sosial. Berikut adalah beberapa buku yang saya baca dan rekomendasikan: Mau coba eksplorasi beberapa review buku-buku ini? Bisa cek…

Design Better Education Together

Design Better Education Together Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.’ Margaret Mead Virtual learning, Google Arts & Culture, Local Guides, Minecraft, Kahoot!, Google Computer Science (CS) First, Class Dojo, Chromebook. Those are some digital learning tools that I…

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…

Book Review: Creative Schools – Ken Robinson

 Does Schools Kill Creativity? As one of the most watched TED Talk in 2006, many people might want to dig deeper how Ken Robinson create a school that instill creativity. The ‘Creative Schools’ book has comprehensive elaboration on how Ken Robinson expose deepest problem of our education system and propose solution to transform education. The…

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,…

Anyone Can Learn on YouTube

Who said YouTube is dangerous for students? Instead of treating YouTube as enemy for your class, making YouTube as your best partner for learning. On April 30, I was invited to YouTube for Education “Semua Bisa Belajar” event. This event is designed to help people seeing YouTube more than just entertainment app coz you can…

How New Zealand & Indonesia Educators Start Collaboration

When I decided to be a teacher, I realized that I will never stop learning, collaborating, and sharing. Being teacher is very dynamic job that challenge you to open your mind and see from different perspectives. That’s why, teachers will learn the most when they have partners, collaborators, and supporters who can inspire and empower them….

ReImagine Sustainable Educators’ Training

Training for Educators in Indonesia is growing significantly as we are developing our school & curriculum system with our new ministry of education. This is the best time for Indonesian education to step out their comfort zone to absorb a lot of  relevant and fast-developing education trends. As we can see, we have a lot…

Looking back on 2014: The Year of Adventurous Collaboration

To close 2014, I prefer to look back and reflect what I have experienced in this journey of learning and teaching by reviewing important leap of journeys in chronological series of events that make me called this year as : The Year of Adventurous Collaboration (Last year I named 2013 as The Year of Innovation, read…