Extreme Multitasking

A couple of weeks ago, I missed out on my early morning run. I decided to instead go for a run in the afternoon, taking my usual companions of iPhone, arm strap for the phone (with headphones of course), and our Siberian Husky. Already I was

Wix – just another website builder?

I'm sure if you surfed the web for 'website creation/builders', Google would spit back millions of hits and an endless supply of possibilities. Wix, however, popped up on my FaceBook feed a few days ago and I thought it would be worth sharing. It looks to

HaikuDeck – It’s what your students’ iPads are missing.

I am not quite sure how HaikuDeck managed to elude me for this long, but I tried out this presentation software recently and found it solved many issues I have with presenting with an iPad. If you are a teacher who has ever set a presentation

BYO Creative Suite

The Adobe Creative Suite is by far the professional choice for all things digital-media-editing-print. In my experience for classroom use, we typically tap into no more than 5% of the capability of these programs, which sometimes can make it hard to justify spending the thousands of

Dropbox for iOS update.

The latest iOS update for Dropbox is very nice indeed.  One of my greatest criticisms of previous iterations of the app, was the clunkiness of the "upload' procedure.  This has been rectified in the update, and we can now upload directly to whatever folder we have

ThingLink – Another great web tool.

We recently discovered ThingLink, and we think it's worth sharing.  ThingLink is a web tool that allows you to annotate images with links that appear when you hover your mouse over it.  In some ways, it is similar to an image map you might create in

Jux – Sharing with style

If you haven't seen Jux already, take a couple of minutes to investigate. Jux is a web application that allows you to upload content, especially pictures and videos, and display it in the most stylish way imaginable.  The display is super clean and highly visual, but

Murally – Collaborative Mindmapping

Here is a tool worth checking out. Murally allows you to create an image-rich mindmap and invite other users to contribute. Murally logs each user's contributions, and even allows space for a little chat window. This could have some interesting uses in the classroom, but also

Tree of Life – OneZoom

Data Visualisation at it's best. Here is a great little project to follow, with their first product called 'Tree of Life'. This website allows you to explore the tree of life in a completely new way: it's like a map, everything is on one page, all you have to

AirPrint for iPad

If you are looking for a way to print from your iPad, it can be a little tricky trying to find a printer that does the job. AirPrint Activator from NetPuting is a great way for getting this done fairly easily. It's not ideal for large

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