Monthly Archives: July 2007

Well Blogger Me James

Happy birthday to you Happy birthday to you Happy birthday dear edublogs Congratulations to James Yep as announced with suitable flourish on Incsub it’s official, edublogs is 2 years old today and to celebrate the redoubtable James has announced a … Continue reading

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Whither The Filter Now Minister?

Today I came across reference to the latest installment in the Great Australian Internet Filter. Earlier this year I posted about the feeling of disappointment I had in receiving word from the government internet safety body that an exciting initiative … Continue reading

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Clever Little Lot

Do you ever have those times when you wonder why you’ve opened up so many cans of worms? In looking to generate interest in the Passion Project blogs I have been seeking to expose our students to a range of … Continue reading

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Connor Stimulates A One Laptop Per Child Look

Checking out the developing Passion Project blogs that our grade 5-6 students are now getting their teeth into, I was looking in at Connor’s about computers. This reminded me that the One Laptop Per Child project was coming closer to … Continue reading

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Mash Mushed

Oh dear my head hurts and the scroll wheel on my mouse is just about worn out. I’ve just scrolled through another of the megalists of tools from Mashable. This time they cover the topic of the Online Media God … Continue reading

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Security To Room 12

Well it had to happen and so it was today when we finally hit the wall of security, not once but twice within the hour. The first alert came via a comment from our new NZ friend Allanah and the … Continue reading

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I Promise To Limit My Open Windows Pls Do The Same

Okay for those who haven’t checked it out, (Judy and Paul already have it embedded), here is another neat YouTube video, (no you Aussies, it isn’t another re-arrangement of our PM spruiking his climate change policy though those are pretty … Continue reading

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Looking For Bloggin’ Good Blogs

Today was the first day in the lab with the seniors and a chance to re-focus on their passion project blogs. Over the break I had developed a rubric to guide their work on the blog based projects and today … Continue reading

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Animated Mathematically and Teacher Tubed

Cruising around in TeacherTube earlier on I came across an interesting, (on a number of levels), video dealing with maths. Welcome to Math Videos Online is a video dealing with proportion in word problems. It uses a rather cute animation to … Continue reading

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Is Safety All That It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Via the Age and Garry at education.au comes reference to a recent Second Youth Internet Safety Survey report from the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. The survey sought “….. to examine whether sharing personal information and talking with strangers … Continue reading

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