Month: May 2008

Teaching and Learning With Twitter

Jennifer has made some very valid points following the TLt Summit 2008 In particular: It is time to toss out the “blog, wiki, podcast” mantra. This is bigger than tools isolated for singular purpose. If we keep pushing the tools into categories, new users will continue to only use the tools for those purposes. We…

OLPC – getting to know it.

I’ve been investigating the OLPC quite a bit. I’ve also got back into reading about it. Due to the changes at the top, there’s been a fair bit of news coverage, including an article in the Guardian, which Stephen Downes pointed to. I’ve made comments on Stephen’s post, so won’t repeat those here. Over the…

weblin

I’ve just discovered weblin from Aleks’ links. I’ll be interested to see what use this can be put to. I seem to vaguely remember a feature in IE 6 that let you discuss pages with other users, but I never worked out how to use it. I think that one was asynchronous, where this is…

OLPC getting going

I’m working on the OLPC now. I’ve beenable to get it on line at home, though not at work. it’s got a range of inbuilt activities, the most exciting probably being the acoustic measure, which lets you measure the distance between 2 OLPCs. Shame I’ve not got another to test it with! I’m rapidly coming…