Digital Age Learning Experiences and Assessments

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Blackboard – A learning Management system

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

Mobile Computing – The horizon report

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

Online assignments…… why?

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 – A learning management system

  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

Use your iphone to enhance your maths skills

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.

Making the most of your web links –

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…  

Mathematics Online Activities

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

Resolving forces using Java Applet

Java applets provde a technology enriched learning environment that enables students to pursue their individual curiosities and become active participants in their own learning. They allow interactivity for the students by enabling them to change values whilst seeing the consequences of their actions. Click on this link to see the use of an applet to help students … Continue reading

Xtranormal Videos

One of the videos on our homepage was generated using this site:  xtranormal.  The site allows you to produce videos using sets, characters, motions, emotions, camera angles and various other options of your choice.  All you have to do is key in the script and make your various choices.  It is no longer a free … Continue reading

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