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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

Use of Blogs

Blogs are a great way for teachers to contribute to their profession.  Blogs can be used to communicate effective use of digital resources as well as the teaching and learning resources used in the classroom.  Successes as well as challenges can be communicated.  This contribution is made on a local and global scale.  Teachers can … Continue reading


Cybersmart is part of the Australian Government’s cybersafety program and provides activities, resources and practical advice to help young kids, kids, teens and parents safely enjoy the online world.  Cybersmart also offers training and resources for schools and materials for library staff. Free to download is the Australian Government’s cybersafety help button, which provides internet users, particularly children and young … Continue reading

Digital Compass Activity and Digital Driver’s License

The resource containing these two activities is from the Digital Citizenship in Schools handbook (Ribble, M. & Bailey, G. 2007).   The Digital Compass activity provides students with ten different scenarios and a digital compass to choose the direction they think the technology user should take. The Digital Driver’s License activity is in two parts; an Elementary License … 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

Google Earth

Google Earth is a digital tool that supports research and learning. It enhances the sharing of knowledge and collaboration between student and teacher. Using amazing new 3D tools developed by Google Earth your classroom can be as vast as your imagination. Accompany your students on a journey of discovery. Fly to any destination on Earth. … 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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