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    I have updated a number of documents relating to the iPad and accessing the Cloud. The three doucments in question provide guides for Readdle Documents,
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Workshops

  • Digital StorytellingDigital Storytelling
    Digital Storytelling for Educators The aim of this workshop is to demonstrate the importance and relevance of storytelling in the twenty-first century as
  • Creative ImageryCreative Imagery
    Getting creative with digital photography and image processing Digital images can be utilised to tell a story and to pose a problem. This workshop will teach
  • Social Media in EducationSocial Media in Education
    The aim of this workshop is to demonstrate the significance & relevance of social media in 21st century education, both within the classroom & the
  • WordPress WorkshopWordPress Workshop
    Creating professional self-hosted web sites using WordPress.org The aim of this workshop is to share with the participants the power of self-hosting their own
  • Cloud Computing ToolkitCloud Computing Toolkit
    The Cloud is here. Tap in to the power of the Cloud to efficiently share connections, activities and resources with other educators and also with your
  • iPad in EducationiPad in Education
    This workshop is designed to demonstrate the practical use of the iPad as a tool in teaching and learning. Workflows, tactics and tips will be shared with