Year: 2006

The Webcast Academy

The Webcast Academy seems to be a site for educational webcasters. They have a range of information – both “how tos” and recorded webcasts. ONe thing that I found a little frustrating – after registering yet again for yet another site, is that it’s Drupal powered; now, I know that I’ve registered with assorted other…

Students Reflect on Group Work

Konrad Glogowski has written a post following up some earlier posts about group working. There are a range of comments from students (I think they are US High School Students), some his, and some others. He includes a quote from a past student of his who says of a group of students she’s currently working…

Thinkature

Nick, one of last year’s MSc students has just sent me a link to thinkature – it seems like an excellent tool for sharing ideas – an improved Gliffy!…

mySociety

mySociety I’ve had the this bookmarked for a while, just keep not quite getting round to blogging it. mySociety was set up to help communities etc., get good web ideas off the ground. The list of sites that have already been developed include Pledge Bank and They Work for you. The Winner of the most…

Why bother with educational technology?

Doug Belshaw has got a long post, but one well worth reading, looking at the current state of technology in education. The point that he brings out throughout is that technology isn’t the answer to all ills in classrooms – that teachers have to not only know how to use it, but how to integrate…

Grazr

After John had commented about Grazr in a post about getting RSS into WebCT- reminding me that I’d had a play in the past, but had forgotten about it, I’ve had another look. I had hoped initially that I’d be able to synchronise Bloglines with Grazr. Initially I thought that I was going to have…