Day: 10 October 2006

GooTube

The BBC have a summary of a range of blog postings about Google’s acquisition of YouTube. I personally think that Jupiter Research’s comment YouTube’s got nothing tech-wise that umpteen other user-created video sites can’t replicate. But they do have brand cachet, and, for now, audience. That’s what Google’s getting for its $1.65bn. sums up rather…

Science GCSE with online exams

Science GCSE with online exams Last week the QCA reported¬† that GCSE coursework was going to be curtailed to stop students using the Internet inappropriately, though Science isn’t mentioned explicitly. There could, however, be good reasons for having all the students in this new course doing their course work in “controlled conditions” – as that…

Geotagging images

Flickr now enables you to geotag images. I can see so many ideas for this, for our students to get to know where each other lives, to increase sociability by enabling them to discuss travel/ where their relatives live. On another note, for VSO volunteers, gap year travellers or whatever, it’s a good way to…