How I Started TED Ed Club Station in Indonesia

What inspired me to start TED Ed Club Station? After running TED Ed Club two years in Jakarta, I am impressed by the beauty of  students’ passion and ideas and I want to amplify, inspire, and support their passion and ideas and tell the world that  “Students are capable of doing something cool and meaningful.” This encourage…

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…

When Students & Teachers Collaborate Designing Presentation…

Why Should We Care? Email, attachment, copy and paste to combine slides, edit slides, supervising students’ work is one of the complicated process of group work tasks. With Google Slides, you don’t need to go through that process anymore. Google Slides is one of the best collaboration tools for group work. It’s part of Google…

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…

Student Voice Amplified at TED Ed Club! (TED Ed Club Story Part 4)

This is it! Student Voice Amplified at TED Ed Club presentation session. We finally came to the student presentation session. I managed the order of presentation is using Google Forms to collect student presentation link.  The students need to fill out the form with their name, email and link of presentation so that I can easily access…

Unlearn the Way You Design Your Ideas (TED Ed Club Story Part 3)

It’s time to redefine how we design ideas. It’s a journey of failure and rise again. After organizing ideas, it’s time to ‘beautify’ the ideas. I love the word ‘beautify’. This is my favorite moment in TED Ed Club, where we could ‘package’ our messy ideas with unique and creative design. For these weeks, TED Ed…

How Simplicity, Spontaneity, and Surprises Make You Learning

Who Truly is Responsible for Our Children’s Education? Only teachers, parents, school, or students? How Do We Learn to be Responsible for Our Education? After organizing and attending this event, I think this changes my whole perspectives about who truly is responsible for our education and how we can make a difference to our education…

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…

Create Course Evaluation Using Google Forms

Learn. Relearn. Unlearn. Those three powerful characteristics of teachers with growth mindset. I believe LEARNING is FOOD for PASSION. Without strong learning motivation, I think it’s impossible for teachers to grow better. So, how do we practice learn, relearn, and unlearn? In this post, I will discuss simple practice you can try at your class….

The Story Behind US Embassy Awards

I’d like to express my gratitude to everyone who have congratulated me for winning award from US Embassy. However, I don’t want people just know I won the blogging competition from US Embassy. I want people know the story behind the award because the journey is always the best part. Let’s begin the journey! 3 years…

Hari Pertama Sekolah? Kesan Pertama yang Tak Terlupakan

Hari Pertama Sekolah? Sejuta Rasanya!  Biasanya kalo 1st day of school itu seharian bersama Wali Kelas. Di sekolah saya sendiri bisa 3-4 jam di kelas. Aktivitas apa aja yang bisa kita lakuin di hari pertama? Sebenarnya saya yakin setiap sekolah biasanya kasih guidance buat guru untuk menyampaikan materi apa aja. Bisa tentang visi, misi, tema…

Why Research Should be Part of Your Asessment

(Source:(collaborate.wmwikis.net) Assessment in education is used to enhance learning experiences. It is not just merely check of facts memorization. I believe authentic assessment is the key to students’ improvement which provide more useful feedback. Authentic assessment is model of assessment that helps students apply their learning in the real world context.  The examples of authentic assessment…