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Entries in ICT in Education (4)

Thursday
Nov152012

7 Ways of Making ICT More attractive

2011/365/95 Harping the BluesYou may not know this, but there is not a lot of difference between a Lee Oskar diatonic harmonica (the type used by blues and folk musicians) and a Hohner Blues Band harmonica. The Lee Oskar is said to have been engineered to give a “sharper” edge to the tone, which suits the blues sound, whereas the Marine Band, being slightly “softer”, works well for folk music too. Unless you’re a purist, there is probably not much in it. As someone once said:

“A difference is only a difference if it makes a difference.”

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Thursday
Mar032011

13 reasons to use educational technology in lessons

Sometimes you need to convince colleagues to think about using educational technology in their lessons, or to identify where in their scheme of work they could incorporate it. This list is a starting point: you may find one or two points that would "resonate" with your co-worker, and grab his or her attention.

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Sunday
Oct182009

Where do people turn to for expert advice?

Well, the poll I was running has now closed. It was open for a week (Monday to Friday), and in that time 121 people responded. I'll be post the results here soon.

So, to coin a phrase:

Watch this space!

Sunday
Oct112009

Reflections on Handheld Learning: Authenticity vs Karaoke

Malcolm McLaren's views on technology, creativity and culture...

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