McGraw-Hill have their version of a learning management system which can be found at the following link. The blackboard website gives this brief introduction to its resource: Building a Better Education Experience Blackboard works with our clients to develop and implement technology that improves every aspect of education. We enable clients to engage more students in … Continue reading
The Horizon report describes the continuing work of the New Media Consortium’s Horizon Project, a qualitative research project established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, or creative inquiry in college and university campuses within the next five years. Mobile Computing is providing on-the-go learning for … Continue reading
There are many benefits of making your assignments online. The assignment can be in a variety of forms such as quizzes, forums, online discussions, simulations, etc, and can allow for diverse learners. The students can receive online feedback in a relatively short space of time. The University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada provides the following web page … Continue reading
Managing the research for students is a problem. OneNote is a powerful space to store all your ideas as it stores text, images, videos, and audio files in one place and provides a stream lined and flexible environment. It allows shared notebooks enabling you to keep on track and share ideas with your group. OneNote … Continue reading
Moodle is an Open Source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It has become very popular among educators around the world as a tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students. Moodle permits password protected use of forums, chats, online … Continue reading
This is one of many applications which enable students to improve their mathematics skills. This allows for personlised learning addressing student styles using digital tools and resources.
This is a website constructed by teachers interested in literacy amongst students. Ths site promotes the use of iPods, mics, Garageband, iTunes, Keynote, and various accessories . The teachers on the iRead website above have moved to the ipod touch devices as there are many more applications available to the user. While the focus is on reading skills with some key … Continue reading
Delicious organises your web links and allows you to share them with others. This allows students to manage their own learning, and promotes student creativity and the use of digital tools and resources. Find out more… follow the link above, or watch the video…
England’s BBC website has some very interesting activities in a variety of curriculum areas and allows students to choose the resource best suited to their needs, learning styles, working strategies, and level of ability. Click on the three screen captures below to explore some Mathematics lessons for 15 year old students: Now this one… … Continue reading
This link takes you to a contest which promotes the sharing of ideas by the ISTE.