Month: October 2008

Eats, Shoots & Leaves Punctuation Game

Based on Lynne Truss’ book, this Flash game looks useful. You do have to be quite accurate with where you drop the punctuation mark – so not ideal if you’re a little shaky with the mouse. Via: Free Technology for Teachers…

Glide OS

I’m just testing GlideOS. It apparently offers you 10GB of storage free, it’s possible to create documents & presentations, to email them to people; to share the desktop with up to 5 users (for free). It uses popups for the various tools; Firefox though, didn’t let me know it had blocked them, so I was…

LearnHub

I have just discovered LearnHub. Initially, I wasn’t overly impressed, as the intro tour & also the initial list of links, implied that it was predominantly school (i.e. under 18 year old learners) oriented. However, searching the communities found me several of interest; in particular one on Web2 & teaching/learning. Though it’s run by Enzo…

Wordle – 2

Following a blog post from AJCann about the wordle of his blog, I thought I’d  re-do mine. It’s very unlike the last one! I should try to do it on a regular basis. In the Wordle Gallery…

NewsFilm Online

I’ve just found NewsFilm Online from the Guardian Education Website. Most Universities in the UK seem to have access, seems like a very valuable resource….

Academia.edu

Academia.edu | Home An attempt to map who’s doing what, where. C’mon Portsmouth, there’s only 7 of us listed, as does Southampton; but Plymouth has 54, and Edinburgh 58! It’s not the fastest of websites, and adding your interests is a little slow. It’s good, in that there’s a list to choose from – thus…

Using blogs to enhance learning.

Using Blogs to Enhance Learning – Some Helpful Tips – , puts forward some useful points. In particular, teachers need to be clear that a blog is an individualized tool for one learner. Yes, students can leave comments on a colleague’s blog that represent a reflection of the material presented. But if a teacher is…