Author: michael

Posted on: June 15, 2011 Posted by: michael Comments: 0

Redesigning Pedagogy through Creative Learning Class

View more presentations from PEPY In the first week of June, I had the remarkable opportunity of representing PEPY at Redesigning Pedagogy, a bi-annual conference held by Singapore’s National Institute of Education. I presented to a group of education professionals from Singapore, Hong Kong, Belgium, and Cambodia on the curriculum …

Posted on: April 18, 2011 Posted by: michael Comments: 0

Enthusiastic Students Continue to Explore Engineering

Students and Lida Loem programming a lego robot in the Creative Learning Class (Photo by Jen Enrique) PEPY’s Creative Learning Class teacher, Lida Loem, has taken the lead in organizing an Engineering Club, which continues to engage students’ creativity and problem solving skills. The Engineering Club is split into two …

Posted on: February 22, 2011 Posted by: michael Comments: 0

Quiet Contributions

Photo credit: Kronk Rith Sarakk is one of those behind the scenes people. Quietly working, you’d almost forget how many programs hinge on his efforts on a given day. Many of the programs the PEPY family has come to know and appreciate are coordinated and managed by a single, quiet, …

Posted on: November 30, 2010 Posted by: michael Comments: 0

Curricula Progress

This year, the Creative Learning Class (CLC) began using a new curriculum based off of books written by PEPY staff members Michael A. Jones, Rith Sarakk, and Lida Loem. The books that are still in production include lessons for science, social studies, XO computer programs, and English. The goal of …

Posted on: October 29, 2010 Posted by: michael Comments: 0

WeDo Training

Last month I was fortunate enough to take part in a robotics workshop for our teachers and students at Chanleas Dai Junior High School. Nicole Richards, a software development group manager from National Instruments, and Christy Lauridsen, an engineer working for IBM, visited us from Texas in order to teach …