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Mike Ribble on YouTube


Hot off the press! Mike Ribble talks with Judy O’Connell about Digital Citizenship in schools. Now that you’ve seen the video – join the Facebook group! Check out Judy O’Connell’s blog, ‘Hey Jude’. Advertisements

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

Learning Without Frontiers


Learning Without Frontiers “is a global platform for disruptive thinkers and practitioners from the education, digital media, technology and entertainment sectors who come together to explore how new disruptive technologies can drive radical efficiencies and improvements in learning whilst providing equality of access.”  Their site provides listed recordings of speakers at their conferences, access to … Continue reading

Digital Literacies Across the Curriculum


A handbook compiled by the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (BECTA) called Digital Literacies Across the Curriculum has been released in 2010. The Handbook covers the meaning of Digital Literacy as well as providing a snapshot of how technologies are changing the educator’s view of the traditional classroom. Click on the image below to … Continue reading

What is technology and a view of our current educational system


The following prezi outlines a number of issues that, perhaps, should be considered when considering your own personal vision for technology infusion.  Click the play button to progress through the presentation. What did you think about Sir Ken Robinson’s views on education? Follow this link to his talk as it appears in YouTube. What is … 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

iPad in Education


The EDNA site has posted information containing interesting links on the use of iPads in education. The information includes links to Apple Sites, School Trials, iPad Resources, App Reviews, Implementation as well as Blogs and discussion sites by Educators.

Tag Galaxy


Tag Galaxy can be used to search flickr for a particular collection of images.  The Galaxy below was created using the technology tag.  A great way to collect images for use as stimulus.  Students could use galaxies in their presentations.

QR Codes


QR (Quick Response) Codes are two-dimensional bar codes.  They store much more information than a bar code.  The code can be scanned and read by a bar coder or camera phone.  The application loaded on to the phone can decode the information and present the data in a readable format.  The code can contain text, … Continue reading

The Horizon Report


“The annual Horizon Report describes the continuing work of the [New Media Consortium] NMC’s Horizon Project, a research-oriented effort that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have considerable impact on teaching, learning, and creative expression …” This report [click on image to download] is a great example of how we can reflect … Continue reading

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