Monthly Archives: October 2014

5 Reasons to Teach Your Kids to Code

Via Kodable and a post from Rhonda Powling comes this quite useful infographic exploring more about coding and associated thinking. Please include attribution to Kodable with this graphic.

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Using Google for Scholarly Research | Composing Globally “Sometimes, using Google is better than using library databases, especially for certain texts like government documents and other primary sources. Here’s a short (less than two minutes) video I created that shows … Continue reading

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You Can Now Create Your Classroom Website on iPad for Free ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Weebly, the popular website creation platform, has now a powerful app that works on iPad. Besides Google Sites, Weebly is one of the best free web tools I have been recommending for teachers to use for creating classroom websites and … Continue reading

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Should Your Students Catch A Code?

Teaching Code or Computational Thinking and associated practices is one of the “hot topics” at the moment. From The Hour of Code through a range of apps, online spaces and courses educators in the US, UK and elsewhere are being … Continue reading

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Middle Years iPad Perception Data 2014

Recently I asked our Middle Years students in years 6, 7 and 8 to complete an ‘older’ survey that I had created to gauge their feedback regarding their iPad use here at the College. This is a surve… Source: http://www.cbarclay.com.auContinue reading

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SNAP! 6 – The Easiest Way To SNAP A SHOT With Your iPhone 6

An iPhone 6 case with an actual shutter button & interchangeable lenses that make photo-taking easy, fun and professional. Source: http://www.kickstarter.com This case looks to be a real advance on some of the other offerings in the marketplace and with … Continue reading

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How to reclaim storage space on your iPad

If you’re running low on storage space on your iPhone or iPad, you may think you just have too many apps installed, or that your music collection is getting out of hand. But that may not be the case entirely. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate ThingLink Word Wall Mashing up Thinglink with Tackk tags: thinglink Tackk Pi-Top, a Raspberry Pi laptop you build yourself! | Indiegogo Pi-Top is a crowd-funding assemble yourself Raspberry Pi laptop tags: laptop raspberry pi Solar energy that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Green Screen Effects for an iPad Classroom by Jonathan Wylie

Source: dlgwaea.weebly.com This is a really neat slideshow from Jonathan Wylie, (http://jonathanwylie.com/) exploring green screen movie creation using the Do Ink Green Screen app, (http://goo.gl/lbH180). The slides also contain a number of links to demonstrations of green screening as well … Continue reading

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iDevice Searches

SmartPhones and tablets such as the iPhone and iPad, (not to mention Google Glass and other wearables such as Pebble Watches), are changing the way we search for information. No longer do we need to firstly load a browser and … Continue reading

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