#Moodle Hosting for Beginners

Where do you start with hosting Moodle?

Moodle ScreenshotSomeone has told you that Moodle is the way to go if you want to provide training for your class, your school or your business but where do you start?  And how much will it cost? Continue reading

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A Teacher’s Overview of Social Media #edtech

Infographic showing how to use the most popular social media platforms inside and outside your classroom

Take advantage of the mobile integration that social media offers to add anytime, anywhere collaboration to your classes
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Smartphone and Mobile App Usage Infographic #mlearning

Great Infographic from [x]cubeLABS App Developers on Smartphone use

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Instant Smartboard Punctuation Activity for #literacy #SPaG

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Embedding Articulate Flash in a Smartboard File #edtech

Have you ever wanted to put an Articulate file or other multi-part Flash in a Smart Notebook file? No? Well, here’s how to do it anyway!

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Interactive Multiple Choice Gamble Game #edtech #edchat

Use multiple choice questions from any PDF, webpage, Powerpoint or text file to instantly make an exciting, competitive game to promote discussion and encourage reflection on meta-knowledge.  Works really well on a Smartboard or other Interactive White Board. Continue reading

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Using Twitter for Learning #edtech

The Pros, Cons and Uses of Twitter for eLearning

In the UK and other countries there are justified fears about negative effects of various social media with students under the age of 18.  On top of the distraction it provides there are more dangerous issues such as cyberbullying, privacy issues and the potential for abuse.  However, there are some simple rules that can be followed to make Twitter a useful addition to a school’s and teacher’s toolset. Continue reading

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#HTML5, #CSS3 and #Jquery RSS reader for Smartphones and Tablets

This code uses jquery (1.6.4in this case) and cross browser CSS3 to make a collapsing list of RSS articles.

Mobile RSS display

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iPad compatible #HTML5 #CSS3 Jquery Times Table Game Script #code

This code uses jquery (1.6.4in this case), cross browser CSS3  and google fonts to make an small times table activity for students.

css3 html5 jquery game

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eLearning Framework for Strategy or Staff Development #edtech

Ineractive eLearning Framework referencing use of VLE (Moodle) and interactive white boards (IWBs) with Bloom’s and other taxonomies

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