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 is not restricted to images.  Jux allows: block quotes articles slideshows galleries videos a host of styling and customising options A sample screen on [...]

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 has potential for teachers to collaborate with each other. Murally is a free resource, and given it is relatively new, could become a powerful addition [...]

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 do is zoom in and out. Enjoy!

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 scale (Schools, Corporations, etc), but for single classroom or home it works brilliantly. We trialed it at ACEC Perth 2012 and it worked without any issues.  

What’s on your toast?

Several times, recently, I have mentioned to teachers that they may be missing out on loads of great information and resources by NOT being involved in Twitter. Quite often, the response is less than enthusiastic, and may include a comment about not being interested in what someone is having for breakfast, or what someone's cat just did. The truth is, there is a lot of that sort of conversation on Twitter, [...]

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