Tag: online

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Be internet awesome

To make the most of the internet, children need to make smart decisions. Be Internet Legends empowers younger children to use the web safely and wisely, so they can be confident explorers of the online world. Google Sunday and Mrs Still has to work. When you work from home, #snowdays means greater responsibility not less.…
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4 Mar ’18 0

3D Gamelab

For a long time I have been interested in how game mechanics could inspire learning. Every now and then I check up on the progress of 3D GameLab – a learning platform that applies game thinking and game mechanics (quests, experience points, levels, ranks, player cards, open badges and guild sites) to engage and promote…
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6 Jun ’13 1

Socrative

Socrative has been on my radar for a little while are it appeared in RSS feed in a few different places. It falls under a category of web based student response systems, and so far is one of my favourite. It was most certainly easy to set up, flexible and functional with the choice of instant response…
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30 Mar ’12 1

Hold the Press

I was just about to bring my SLS project search to an end for today when I found Karaokeparty. Its an online, scoring, battleing, recording Karaoke platform. The basic account is FREE and powered by ads but there is also a subscription service. What do you want to sing? Also means, what do lyrics do…
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18 Apr ’11 0

Then they go into the exam room…

Today students at Hamble College are sitting preliminary Maths exams, in the old-fashioned pen and paper way. Back in May I read about Norwegian 16-19 year-olds trying out the laptop-based exams systems and yesterday I read about Danish students being given access to the internet during exams. Minister for education in Denmark, Bertel Haarder, says:  “Our exams have to…
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5 Nov ’09 0

Maths and Spelling Tests

Math and spelling tests are officially cool again. This morning I used TUTPUP to introduce students in Year 7 and 8 about online identies. See, Tutpup does a great job of registering students whilst protecting their identities. There are no usernames, only coloured animal and number combinations from across the world. So you could be a green ape…
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10 Jun ’08 0