#BYOD4L Day 2: Communicating, networking, and noise

Communication is big news. Unless you’re in the same room as the person you’re talking to you will be using some form of technology, whether it’s a home phone, mobile phone, computer (Skype, Instant Messenger Read More …

#BYOD4L Day 1: Connecting, connections, and just a little bit of mild panic

Day one of the BYOD4L short course (we’re still discussing this: is it a short course, a course, a learning ecology? One thing we’re certain on … it’s certainly not a MOOC!) has been and Read More …

Are We Failing Superman?

This great little video highlights some of the themes and discussions that are going on (and have been going on for some time) around education and how ‘we’ can improve it from the ‘one size Read More …

‘Bring Your Own Device for Learning’ #BYOD4L @MELSIGUK

New Year, new challenges, new opportunities. That’s as much happy-stuff I can muster at the moment – it’s the 3rd day back to work after a wonderful, but tiring, 2 week festive break and I’ve Read More …

Technology – Distraction or Opportunity?

This article by Julie Tausend on the EdTech Magazine website – Distraction or Opportunity? A Guide to Embracing Technology in the Classroom – asks the question as to whether classroom technology, or the BYOD mentality, Read More …

Designs on eLearning #DEL12: The printer, the book, and the cloud

This week I am attending the ‘Designs on eLearning: Crowd and Cloud‘ conference hosted by the University of Arts, London. With presentation on a mixture of eLearning techniques based around the inclusion on cloud technologies, Read More …

3 Reasons Teachers use Technology in the Classroom #edtech #infographic

This infographic on ‘Components of a 21st Century Classroom’ has some interesting facts and figures (not all do) but the real interesting point is in the top-right corner: “top 3 reasons for teachers to use technology Read More …