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Cloud Computing Toolkit

Cloud 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 students.

Kiki Rex #FF

Kiki Rex #FF

Kiki Rex is our special guest this week on Friday Follow Twitter Interview. Kiki is a pre-service teacher in NSW studying at the UNE, Armidale via distance education.

The World’s First Blog?

The World’s First Blog?

The diary of Samuel Pepys provides a valuable insight into the lives of the people of London during the 1660s. Samuel Pepys was a famous 17th century diarist who lived in London, England.

Two historic gems

Two historic gems

The Internet Archive has an abundance of resources useful for history teachers, students of pop culture and media studies researchers. I have explored films relating to Cold War propaganda.

New Washing Machine

New Washing Machine

There was cause for celebration in Singapore today. John and Shao Ping finally decided to do something about their clothes. They bought a washing machine.

Singapore trip October

Singapore trip October

Workshops at NTU & IAL. Social media, digital storytelling and the iPad will be the focus of the workshops this time. I will also be taking a quick holiday.

Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship

Tomorrow, I am attending a workshop, the objective of which is to develop a curriculum focused upon digital citizenship. I have been pondering digital citizenship and social media the last few days.

The Pasir Ris Mercury

The Pasir Ris Mercury

Eleven years ago I set up my first blog of sorts. It was hardcoded using Claris Home Page 3.0 and readers had no way to respond except via email. So it was not really a blog. It was a diary.

Kelli McGraw #FF

Kelli McGraw #FF

Kelli McGraw is our Friday Follow Twitter Interview guest today! She currently works in Brisbane at the School of Cultural & Language Studies at QUT as a lecturer in Education.

Writing & images

Writing & images

Two “How To” guides designed to show Wordpress users, particularly students, how to embed images and compose posts in a Wordpress web site.

Michelle Tona #FF

Michelle Tona #FF

Michelle Tona, an elementary Engineering and Technology Teacher at a public elementary school in Bradenton, Florida is this week’s special guest on Friday Follow Twitter Interview.

Audio & video embed

Audio & video embed

Two “How To” audio & video embed guides for Wordpress users, particularly students.

Vasi Doncheva #FF

Vasi Doncheva #FF

Vasi Doncheva, a talented exponent in the word of eLearning and flexible learning initiatives, is our guest from New Zealand on Friday Follow Twitter Interview.

Alisa Williams #FF

Alisa Williams #FF

This evening’s Friday Follow Twitter Interview special guest is Alisa Williams. She is a teacher of many disciplines and possessed of many talents! Inspirational!

Heather Bailie #FF

Heather Bailie #FF

The Friday Follow Twitter Interview with Heather Bailie ~ an inspiring educator imbued with great ideas regarding education technology integration & social media.

Matthew Esterman #FF

Matthew Esterman #FF

Matthew Esterman is our special guest on Friday Follow Twitter Interview this week. Matthew teaches History and English at Brigidine College, St Ives in NSW, Australia.

Twitter needs faces

Twitter needs faces

Should education professionals employ current photographs as their social media avatar? Or should they keep their cartoon, pet or generic avatars?

Don’t google that much

Don’t google that much

I don’t google that much these days. There was a time when I was using Google, and before that Alta Vista, Yahoo, Metacrawler, and so on, and adding bookmarks quite often.

A cat called Sootie

A cat called Sootie

A sunny afternoon. A warm place. A cat. Good weather. Was preceded by a week or two of cold, wet weather. Sootie enjoyed sun. Exploring, basking, relaxing, sleeping, cleaning.

Yohimar Sivira #FF

Yohimar Sivira #FF

Yohimar Sivira, an EFL teacher at Francisco de Miranda University, Venezuela, is this week’s special guest on Friday Follow Twitter Interview.