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Every classroom needs a home page 0

Every classroom needs a home page

@hopkinsdavid posted a thought and link about every class having a home page “to drive learning engagement & enthusiasm”.  I need to think more about using this as a basis for when talking to...

Cheating! In schools? Say it isn’t so. 1

Cheating! In schools? Say it isn’t so.

This just in from the BBC, complete with a scary headline to drive traffic to the story: Hi-tech exam cheating increases says Ofqual Yes, cheating on exams exists. It has always occurred and now...

STOP Collaborate and Listen 0

STOP Collaborate and Listen

This is a great year to fully embrace the disruptive change that we are living in. We better remember to collaborate and listen to each other, or we will never make much of a...

Children who use technology are ‘better writers’ 0

Children who use technology are ‘better writers’

I really do like when the things you know from your own experiences in teaching are validated here and there in the media and in scholarly research. Case in point is the story from...

Screencasting and Resources 0

Screencasting and Resources

I’ve been doing a bit of screencasting lately and find that every once in a while, my laptop starts to stutter a bit here and there, as it chokes on the many background service...

Alternatives 0

Alternatives

To quote a colleague, “Free is Good!”, and I have always been one to seek out quality freeware and shareware alternatives to commercial software. In the Information Technology courses I have taught in the...