Creative Commons Image Sources for your IWB
Oct28

Creative Commons Image Sources for your IWB

You can’t beat a powerful image to add punch to your lesson. Whether you want something to put up to draw questions from the class or just to add extra emphasis to a presentation. I’ve written about this before – and linked to a few good sources of images such as The Big Picture. To help find creative commons images, there are several tools now which will let you search Flickr for CC images. My Favourite is FlickrCC...

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Powerful Images to Give Lessons Punch
Jun23

Powerful Images to Give Lessons Punch

One of the benefits of having an Interactive Whiteboard in the classroom (or even just a data projector) is the opportunity to display full colour high quality images instead of grainy acetates or posters. With a powerful image you can really add some “punch” to your lesson. Put images up while students are coming into the room – use them as part of a lesson starter – stimulate questions. What is going on here?...

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Link Roundup
May07

Link Roundup

One of those posts with links that I didn’t feel warranted a blog post of their own. Have a play with them and see what you think! Spell with Flickr – for those times you want a word to look really funky and you’ve exhausted all the fonts. This pulls in photos of letters from flickr to make your word. Embed into your blog or use a capture tool to grab the image to use in a flipchart. Phrasr - Type a phrase and the...

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