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10 reasons we need social media in schools | Imagine This!

Edchat is a great way to use Twitter when every Tuesday 2 Edchat conversations are convened at 12pm EST/ 5pm GMT and 7pm EST/ 12pm GMT. The “chats” are archived and occasionally lead to further exposition such as this set … Continue reading

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Backing Up Your Blog

When working with computers it is vitally important to keep your data safe. Hard drives on computers, (and for that matter flash drives, DVD’s and any digital storage device), do not last forever. Anyone who has had a hard drive … Continue reading

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Popularity Or A Chance For More

In conjunction with the fast approaching ACEC2010 conference, (I have less than a week to get my presentations ready but who’s worried about that :), the organisers have initiated the ACCE Australasian Educational Media Awards. With sponsorship from Edsoft, the … Continue reading

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BBC News – Children who use technology are ‘better writers’

Via the BBC news comes this report on some interesting current research into the effects positive or negative on students using web 2.0 tools. In many ways the conclusion that “the more forms of communications children use the stronger their … Continue reading

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My Avatar Editor: My Diigo Links 10/27/2009

My Avatar Editor My Avatar Editor creates avatars based on the Mii™ characters found on the Nintendo® Wii™. With an extremely easy interface, avatars can be created either online or by using the download app available from the site. The … Continue reading

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My Diigo Links 09/15/2009

How to Embed Almost Anything in your Website This blog post from Amit Agarwal is a list of ways to embed a range of different content into HTML based web pages. In addition to the post as always it is … Continue reading

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Socialnomics: A Real Trend Or Just Another Video Statistic

The video below has only been around for a few days but I wonder how soon it will be before an education bureaucrat will be using it to once again persuade the masses about the need to enter the great … Continue reading

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Upgrading, Downgrading and Degrading

The last couple of weeks have seen some major and significant occurrences that point to potential problems for proponents of the use of social networking tools in school. Though there are very good and valid reasons for each of the … Continue reading

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Presenting Colleagues

Things have been a bit quiet of late as far as posts go but that is because I have been just a tad distracted. It seems that sometimes things come in waves and so it was that over the last … Continue reading

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Who’s Right When The Copy’s Left?

Another of the standout sessions at ACEC 2008 was that of Matthew Rimmer who presented a very engaging parallel keynote session looking at the the issue of copyright law. Matthew is is a member of the Copyright and Intellectual Property … Continue reading

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