Blasts from our ICT Past

CSUDH ArchiveI’ve been trawling through the archives again (I don’t get out much). The following appeared in the very first edition of my newsletter, which was originally called Computers in Classrooms (but is now called Digital Education), on 3rd April 2000:

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Computers in Classrooms new edition out now!

blog readingThe latest edition of Computers in Classrooms, the e-newsletter for those with a professional interest in educational ICT, has just gone out. It’s a special conference edition. And one of the conferences is offering subscribers a 50% reduction in the entry fee!

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News update: BETT, Collabor8 4 Change and Computers in Classrooms Newsletter

I’m currently working on the next edition of Computers in Classrooms. With any luck I’ll get that out some time today. It will contain, amongst other things:

  • More details of the Collabor8 4 Change event. There are now 114 people attending, 62 round table discussions to choose from, and only 36 tickets left. Ticket availability is open only until Saturday 5pm GMT.
  • Access to an extensive unofficial guide to BETT, which will be useful for other conferences as well.
  • Access to a review of the trends seen at last year’s BETT, and the reflections of a number of well-respected people in the educational ICT community in the UK.

All this, and it’s free to subscribe! Wow!

Computers in Classrooms Now Published!

The latest issue of Computers in Classrooms has just been published. Here’s what it includes:

  • Round-ups from several conferences, including a report of the recent BMobLe conference by Susan Banister
  • Useful news, including information about a group purchasing scheme called The Hive, by bee-it
  • Latest research from BESA
  • News, views, a review and plenty of other stuff to think about
  • two mega-brilliant prize draws

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New edition of Computers in Classrooms almost ready!

I’m in the final stages of proofreading the next issue of Computers in Classrooms, the free  e-newsletter for people with a professional interest in education technology. Articles include conference reports, including a guest article by Susan Banister, websites to check out, news, stuff to think about and a book review. Oh yes, and two prize draws: for PIMS and for Xobni Pro.

If you don’t want to miss out, sign up now, and join thousands of others!

Unsubscribing blues

I’ve recently decided to finally take the bull by the horns and unsubscribe myself from any newsletter or other mailing that I don’t at least skim on its arrival. It’s part of a drive to de-junk my life, starting with our home, and moving on to my inbox. You’d think that unsubscribing would be easy. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.
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Computers in Classrooms New Edition

The next edition of Computers in Classrooms, the free e-newsletter for people with a professional interest in educational ICT, will be available at 09:30 UK time today. Here is a summary of its contents, which includes news, articles and book reviews:
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Prize draw: 4 Xobni licenses to be won

Tomorrow, Wednesday 30th March, at 9 pm British Summer Time, I’ll be running a prize draw for subscribers to Computers in Classrooms, the free e-newsletter for educational technology professionals. I will be picking 4 names out of the virtual hat, and those people will receive (if they want it), a free licence for the premium version of Xobni, which is an email manager which works with your email client, which in my case is Outlook.

I wrote about the application in an article called, appropriately enough, Xobni. The company has very kindly made these licences available for this prize draw. All you have to do to be eligible is subscribe to the newsletter!

Computers in Classrooms

I’m just putting the finishing touches to the latest issue of Computers in Classrooms, the free e-newsletter for anyone with an interest in educational ICT. Inn this edition you will find:

  • A code that will get you £100 off the delegate price of the Building Schools Conference taking place tomorrow and Thursday.
  • A code for free access to Scholastic’s Child Education Plus and Nursery Education Plus.
  • First impressions of Aerotropolis, to b published on 1st March.
  • Quick review of Schools and Schooling in the Digital Age by Neil Selwyn.
  • Resources for geography and history teachers.
  • Information about a European report about ICT.
  • And more!

You can sign up for this esteemed publication by clicking Computers in Classrooms link and filling out the form. We use a double opt-in system, meaning that you’ll be sent an email asking you to confirm that you would like to subscribe. Join thousands of other like-minded people now!

Also on the web: 02/12/2011 (a.m.)

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