Will Fastiggi

Will Fastiggi

Originally from England, Will is an Upper Primary Coordinator now living in Brazil. He is passionate about making the most of technology to enrich the education of students.

Augmented Reality in the Classroom

Augmented Reality (AR) is a type of virtual reality that blends the real scene viewed by the user with a virtual scene generated by the computer.  This composite view is designed to enhance the user’s sensory perception of the real…

An Introduction to Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling

According to Riessman (2008, pp. 12), narrative is the basic human way of making sense of the world because we all lead ‘storied lives’.  This has been true throughout history and across cultures.  Technology, therefore, can certainly add an interesting…

Creating a Scratch Project from Scratch!


In her book, Teaching as a Design Science, Diana Laurillard (2012, pp. 2) states that ‘too often technologies are key drivers of education, though their development is rarely driven by education’.  And that’s one of the reasons I like Scratch…

A fun way to start learning about spreadsheets


[accordion] [item title=”Designing a Theme Park Using Spreadsheets”] [embeddoc url=”https://technologyforlearners.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Theme-Park-Template_Building-Materials-Costs-Analysis-.xlsx”] [embeddoc url=”https://technologyforlearners.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/CostofBuildingMaterialsforThemePark.docx”] [/item] [/accordion] Spreadsheets are an important part of any ICT curriculum.  They can, however, be quite a dull topic for students – unless they’re introduced creatively.  One of…

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