Happy Birthday Mac!

Tuesday, 04 February 2014 by

Okay, I admit. I’m an Apple fan, but even if I weren’t, you have to agree they have a great marketing team that inspires creativity. Wouldn’t it be interesting to see what our students would film in one day on the iPad? Maybe, they could collaborate with schools in other countries to create their own

Social media is not only great to use in your classroom, but it is a fabulous way to collaborate, find solutions to problems and get inspiration from other teachers. I’ve been a big resister to Twitter from the start. What is a #hashtag and why is everyone tweeting about what they ate that morning? I

No matter how technically savvy a teacher may be, they still need to have the social skills and desire to help their students in order to be a great teacher. There is no app for the social connection between a teacher and their students. This is something we all need to keep in mind when

Useful iPad course in Lynda.com

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 by

There is a course in Lynda.com that goes through some of the key features of using iPads in the classroom. For those of us already using the iPads in our classes, this could be a good review and you may learn some new tips and tricks, such as how to extend your battery life. Unfortunately,

What will your verse be?

Sunday, 26 January 2014 by

  The Apple marketing team is proving the comments that the iPad is simply a reader, not a creator and not for ‘real work’ are wrong. They’ve created a new advertisement showcasing how some people are using iPads to create and do ‘real work’. They’ve used a scene from the movie Dead Poet’s Society as