Saturday, 2 August 2014

Normalising technology in schools

Mal Lee has written an article in Education Technology Solutions June/July in an article The Imperative Of A Digital Operational Base that normalisation of technology is the only way schools can fully move to a digital environment where technology is not an add on and like banks and smother businesses it is integral to its everyday performance.

Sunday, 26 September 2010

MathsMovesU

MathMovesU is an interactive virtual world where middle school students can interact with algebra, geometry, decimals, fractions, and word problems through topics they are passionate about like sports, music, and fashion. As students navigate through MathMovesU they will encounter math problems delivered through games, polls, and fun facts.

Innovative learning in Sydneys Northern beaches

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Time's 50 best sites

Time has selected 50 of the best websites for 2009. Which ones have you tried?

Monday, 2 March 2009

Creative Commons: What every Educator needs to know

Check out this SlideShare Presentation:

Creative Commons

Creative Commons: what every educator should know.This slide share program created by Rodd Lucier, http://www.the cleversheep.com, is a good starting point to learn about Creative Commons and teaching our students about using and acknowledging images found on the web. Learn more at creativecommons.org.
In the slide show the following sites are listed as being of great value to students
www.opsound.org for free music
www.picol.org for free images
www.archive.org for 1000's of free images and films
www.blip.tv.com






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Friday, 13 February 2009

Australian Poetry

A Pod of Poets is a series of eleven, 40-minute podcasts of Australian poetry, read by the authors. The poets come from all over Australia; some are emerging talents and some are established; several of them are on the school syllabus.
http://www.abc.net.au/rn/poetica/features/pod/

The Innovative educator

From OZTLNet comes this link to a great blog post:
25 Random Things Innovative Educators Can Do To Enhance Teaching and Learning
This is an interesting blog about innovation in teaching and learning. This
post gives 25 ways to enhance teaching and learning, with links on articles
that you can follow up.

The person writing the blog is the professional development manager for
educational technology at the NYC Department of Education.

http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2009/02/25-random-things-innovative-educators.html

Lots of great games to play and create

Welcome to What2Learn. Make your own revision games, play one of the 9,000 games on this site or sign up for FREE access to the main system.
http://www.what2learn.com/

Monday, 26 January 2009