Olympic-styled Robotics competition coming up in July

Last week I was contacted by ‘FIRST Global‘, an organization launching an Olympic-styled robotics event in Washington, DC, in July 2017. They were keen to see students from Sri Lanka represent their country. I have been talking to organizations in Sri Lanka about this, and wanted to summarize details of the endeavor. FIRST Global is the brainchild … Continue reading Olympic-styled Robotics competition coming up in July

S.T.E.M, skyscrapers and suicidal Tuk-tuks

One month isn’t enough in Sri Lanka! A chance meeting with the ABC Charity team at the Dilmah Tea Lounge in Colombo. Talking S.T.E.M. and ICT at a rural international school in Bandarawela. Socratic discussion with account managers at Sarva about communication trends. Meet-up with my former (2010) students from a workshop, Passport to Digital Citizenship. … Continue reading S.T.E.M, skyscrapers and suicidal Tuk-tuks

Angelo Fernando

I am a computer and technology teacher at Benjamin Franklin High School in Arizona. I am also an adjunct faculty member at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Prior to teaching I was a communications strategist, consultant, business & technology writer, broadcaster and podcaster. Back in the day I was creative director at O&M advertising. More on my website. … Continue reading Angelo Fernando