Google Chrome Addons (and Little Alchemy)

Just a heads up for anyone that wasn't aware - Google Chrome's addons, available from the Chrome store, are a great way to customise your browser and streamline your workflow. Addons are imported as large icons that are visible when you open a new tab. and

Geek and Sundry – Written By a Kid

We love this. Thanks to Sally W for bringing it to our attention, we all got a good laugh out of it. It reminds me of an old Bill Cosby TV show, with a bunch of animators to add to the mix. Young children love the

Code Year

Would you like to create the next big App? Sign up to Code Year and start receiving new interactive programming lessons every Monday.

Khan Academy – The Downside

Many of us know of The Khan Academy already; a place to view tutorial videos on secondary school mathematics. The Washington Post recently published an article citing many of the pitfalls to learning via videos such as the ones in Khan Academy.   I think the

Free Button Generator

  For those who were at our holiday workshops or those who maintain a website to use with their students or colleagues, here's a handy little freebie. Remember how we made text links in our Posts & Pages?  If you do exactly the same thing, but

Holiday PD with Winthrop

Learn how to create and use 21st Century tools in your class. Topics include. Develop an online presence, Blogs for learning, online tool kit. Content creation on the Mac, iPhoto, iMovie, Pages & Keynote. Download the Flyer and Register here  

I Will Tweet in Class!

  Twitter is a great way to keep up to date with education trends. But how do you get started? This easy to read Twitter Handbook for Teachers makes it easy to understand what twitter is all about. Grow your professional network by following key educational

Build With Chrome

Chrome has just released a new in-browser activity called BuildWithChrome. It allows you to browse maps of Australia and New Zealand, claim a plot of land, and build a lego structure on it. Build With Chrome (youtube) I did what any self-respecting nerd would do -

New to Twitter?

Attention Educators - you may find the following link to be very useful. The key point to take from this is about creating your own Personal Learning Network (PLN). Twitter can help you achieve this! Check it out here

News from bitly

We have been using for some time now, usually for their url shortening service. A re-vamp of bitly has seen a lot of features added as they branch out into the realm of social bookmarking. A (free!) bitty account now gives you access to apps

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