Since I’m home sick I’m catching up on blog reading. This post from Wes made me stop and think about how many worksheets my students get in a week – and on reflection there are some weeks they get NONE! The Thursday Folder and Worksheet Measured Learning At the February 2009 Oklahoma Technology Association’s conference, [...]
Archive for March, 2009
Here is a refreshing video about blurring the curriculum lines in schools.
Found on another website – a link to this: You pull the spin lever and it spins all the different wheels to give you a fun writing idea – noise effects and all. I’m going to try this week for some creative writing.
You can never remind people too often to backup their computers – why? – because no matter how often you remind them when the inevitable happens and their HDD dies or becomes corrupted they panic because their computer wasn’t backed up and they’ve lost all their data. I was just counting to myself the various [...]
Seems that there’s an occasional problem with Time Machine – today mine said that I didn’t have the appropriate access to use my external FreeAgent drive for backing up my MacBook – no problems with my iBook however! A google search later and I found this work-a-round: What to do if Time Machine reports you [...]
Here’s a movie I’ve just uploaded to Youtube
Edited to add: I’m aware this doesn’t look right – I have no idea how to fix it and am waiting for a response from the forums. Frustratingly I know how to write the html code to make it write but it doesn’t seem to work.I’ve changed my theme so that the pictures don’t jumble [...]
This book was mentioned during one of the keynotes at #LATS09 – I’m going to try and get it as it seems to be an important book for this year. Here is a short video of Ken talking about passion.
Back in November I wrote a blog post called “Visitor vs Resident & Real Life” I said this: Talking to a teacher who is taking a lead role in ICT at school this year about the definition of visitor vs resident she quickly said she was a visitor. (Logs in, does what she has to [...]
I don’t think I will post every day but will probably post things as I’m learning about the Mimio. My one disadvantage (or several) is that (1) the mac software is lagging behind the windows software and some of the things that we saw at #lats09 in the breakout I can’t do with the mac [...]