Twitter Handbook
Sep29

Twitter Handbook

Continuing my diversion from IWB’s into the world of Web 2.0 I have just stumbled upon a very interesting handbook to using Twitter Twitter Handbook — How good people make BIG things happen – FAST! via kwout It’s called the Twitter Handbook (no suprise there!) and you can sign up for your free copy from here: http://twitterhandbook.com/ I have been using Twitter for a few months and I have found that the network you...

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Setting up your Blog
Sep23

Setting up your Blog

From my blogging and podcasting session, here’s a guide to setting up a WordPress blog. Making a WordPress Blog – Upload a Document to Scribd...

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Web 2.0 Tools
Sep23

Web 2.0 Tools

Been rather busy this last week or so. I’m currently preparing for a new training day I am offering on Web 2.0 in the classroom – and in particular focusing on Blogging and Podcasting. Hopefully I can share some of the handouts once I am happy with them. Here is a quick presentation I am going to use to quickly introduce some different web 2.0 tools to teachers. Some Web 2.0 Tools for the classroom View SlideShare...

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ActivStudio 3 Toolbars
Sep15

ActivStudio 3 Toolbars

Here’s a very quick helpsheet I have written for a training day that covers the main buttons from the ActivStudio 3 toolbar. Activstudio 3 Toolbars – Upload a Document to Scribd Read this document on Scribd: Activstudio 3 Toolbars This is the first time I’ve used Scribd to distribute a document, but it looks quite useful. If you also need it, I’ve uploaded my Smart 10 toolbar sheet there too....

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Elearnr
Sep15

Elearnr

Just a very quick blog post to direct people to a new blog that offers some good advice on using ICT in the classroom, which already has some great tips on Whiteboards. It’s called Elearnr, and you can find it here: http://elearnr.edublogs.org/If it’s not already on your list of blogs in your RSS reader, then I suggest you add it immediately 🙂 As a reminder – I’ve linked to quite a few good blogs in my sidebar...

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Spore
Sep12

Spore

This week, I have been playing a lot of Spore. Purely for educational reasons I can assure you 🙂 OK, I’m playing it as a game geek – but I think there is some potential there for some use in the classroom. A long time ago, I remember a colleague of mine using Sim Life in the classroom to introduce the idea of adaptation and survival. It wasn’t the most sophisticated game by todays standards, but was kinda fun. Spore...

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Holiday
Sep02

Holiday

I’ve had a few weeks break from blogging. I’ve been visiting in-laws and attending a conference. Term started again yesterday after the summer vacation, so I hope to be able to get back to normality. Expect some new posts here soon. Until then, don’t forget the Whiteboard Challenge....

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