Month: July 2008

Wordle

A colleague has just shown me Wordle which is really rather fun. You have to paste in a chunk of text, or a site that has a feed. It then creates a cloud (much like a tag cloud) of all the words that are in it. It ignores common words (e.g. The, and), but not…

Do Bebo and Facebook have educational potential?

In this week’s Multiple choice (in the Guardian Education Supplement), a parent, teacher & student were asked the above question. Both the teacher As a teacher, I think this kind of site has got to be part of the future. and the parent but I do think it’s possibly more likely you’ll get more from…

Back again!

I’ve been fairly busy over the last few weeks – what with marking etc. On Monday, on the way to the HEA Conference, I decided to test out both my new tablet PC & NXEC’s free wireless service. It worked fine – I got posted quite a few posts that had been in draft for…