Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: 14 Resources for AppSmashing with ThingLink

In November I launched the ThingLink AppSmash Challenge to encourage educators to share great ways to combine two or more apps together to create, publish and share content using ThingLink as a presentation tool. The goal of the challenge was … Continue reading

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Google Apps for iPad Users – Summit Resources

Lots of people were turning up at Google Summit workshops with an iPad, only to be disappointed that many things that work on a computer either don’t work at all on an iPad, or work very differently. Although they have many … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning

In project based learning students are driven to learn content and skills for an authentic purpose. PBL involves students in explaining their answers to real-life questions, problems, or challenges. It starts with a driving question that leads to inquiry and … Continue reading


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Introduction to Google Drive 2014

As part of my work with Google Drive I have created a series of Quick Guide movies on working with Google Drive 2014. In the first of these movies I provide an overview of the Google Drive interface. In my … Continue reading

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Drive Your Science Class Further

Last week I was privileged to present at yet another STAVCON Science Teachers’ Conference. One of the sessions was a rework of a previous presentation looking at the use of Google Drive in science classrooms. Here’s the Google Slides deck … Continue reading

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An iPad Year In Review: Another Chris Betcher Daily Create

Throughout 2014 my friend and colleague Chris Betcher has challenged himself to engage in a “daily create” as part of an ongoing act of daily creation. As the year is ending Chris has become rather reflective and in this case … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Need to Know About the Internet of Things: Infographic

Jacob Morgan has shared this infographic which attempts to explain 10 things you need to know about the Internet of Things.

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2015 Prep-8 iPad App Lists | iPads 4 Learning @ MLP12C

Below you will find our 2015 Prep – Yr 8 iPad Application Lists. These applications lists have been created to best support and compliment the iPad and it’s use towards achieving greater learning outcomes for our students. The lists below … Continue reading

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Cheap Chromebooks teach Apple a lesson: Price matters | Cult of Android

For the first time ever, Google has passed Apple in the U.S. education market, according to IDC data obtained by The Financial Times, which shows Google’s Chromebook laptops are more popular now in the K-12 classrooms than the iPad. Source: … Continue reading

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