I have been interested in SCVNGR (a web platform for building mobile device-enabled scavenger hunts) for some time now but the need for students players to use smart phones is currently prohibitive to my educational use. Listening to Seth’s TED talk, I was interested by his presentation and the concept of schools as a game. School is a game, its just not a terrible well designed game. .... Read more and bookmark.
This week, our Network manager purchased StarTech USB 2.0 to 2.5/3.5 inch SATA HDD Docking Station for both tech team office. This device allows you to simply plug in the hard drive and connect to the host computer using an available USB 2.0 connection. No need to connect or enclose the drive. This solution was in answer to a very simple problem. We currently have are range of users groups, .... Read more and bookmark.
At present we have 3 projects launched, but in their infancy, 2 projects were are working on and 2 in the planning stage. Keeping these 7 projects up to date and on schedule or in development is a real challenge. We have been communicating and directing these projects through traditional meetings and conversation but keeping each project on track and all parties informed soon became .... Read more and bookmark.
No its not a typo, but an idea, a concept to draw teaching and teachers onto the vle with a collective purpose. Over a beer, Mark Hellen helped me conceive a whole school teaching project that might give the vle a colourful launch. Mark proposed and supported the concept of a whole prpject centred on the theme ‘Carnival.’ Mark outlined potential calendar dates to associate with the .... Read more and bookmark.