Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mind mapping with Mindomo

As a learner, I simply love Mindmapping! Until now, I haven’t been able to find an online application that allows you to create authentic Mind Maps. Mindomo is an online application where users can create, view and share mind maps in their browser. Mindomo … Continue reading

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Flipboard for iPad – Brings your web community to life!

Flipboard for iPad allows you to create a personalised magazine from your personal interests and web networks. It presents to you the very ideas that your friends and colleagues are recommending, not in the form of tweets or status updates, … Continue reading

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‘New Horizons’ in engaging technologies

The New Horizon Project ‘identities and describes emerging technologies that are likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, reasearch, or creative expression within education around the globe’. The report identifies key trends, challenges and technologies to watch.  The … Continue reading

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QR codes – fad or fabulous?

QR codes are everywhere, but many don’t seem to know what they are! QR codes can be seen on cereal boxes, on billboards, they even now appear on the back of some children’s picture books. So what are QR codes, why would … Continue reading

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Changing the Educational Paradigm – Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson is an inspirational educator and leader. Every time I hear him speak, it sparks a literal lightbulb in my head. Everything that I think and believe is spelt out in a way that simply makes sense.  I watch … Continue reading

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Twittering Teachers – Engaging communities of learners

To tweet or not to tweet? Why are some people so anti twitter, whilst others addicted? Is there a place for Twitter in schools? Does it have a purpose and can it engage an audience? Twitter, if used in the … Continue reading

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Evernote for Everyone!

Evernote is an amazing tool that allows you to capture, communicate and collect resources, ideas and conversations! It allows any user to organise and access resources across time and space!  Available on your Mac or PC, mobile device or on … Continue reading

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