Thursday, 2 April 2015

6 Important things to know about how your brain learns

From the next web website is this article on how we learn it makes for interesting reading ;
''Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.
While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our brains take in new information, and knowing how this works can help us choose the most efficient strategies for learning new things.''

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


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, 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
In the slide show the following sites are listed as being of great value to students for free music for free images for 1000's of free images and films

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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.

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.

Lots of great games to play and create

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