In my travels, both in and out of schools, I often encounter adults who are seemingly held back in their use of iOS devices. I notice it more with iPads in schools and it is very common to hear a teacher say that they haven't been shown how to use an app. A lot of
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 experiencing what I believe is amazing technology; listening to
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 be a fairly straight forward process of creating a
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 open at the time. Moving items is a breeze
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 html, but this interface is so easy to use,
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 do is zoom in and out. Enjoy!
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 scale (Schools, Corporations, etc), but for single classroom or
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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 tweets. Start by following us @winaustpd. Share you favourite
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