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In response to: “The Last Generation of Kids That Played Outside”

A link to this post was placed on EdTech SA’s Facebook wall today and it made me cross…..  I began to post a response and then realised it was paragraphs long… so… here it is: That post made me a little cross….. “Fast forward to this current generation where the majority of kids sit inside […]

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The Lesson Planner App – Update

For those of you who already have the Lesson Planner app, you might have noticed a few changes since Saturday.  First of all, thank you for being one of the many people who have downloaded the app over the past two years.  I hope that it has proved useful to you.  Secondly, I hope you love […]

Microsoft’s Tablet ‘Surfaces’ to Battle iPad

When I heard that there was to be a big launch of Windows Surface with Windows 8 I wasn’t surprised.  Windows 8, with its touch centric interface would suit what I had seen of the “surface” in the past.  I was surprised however to consider that windows 8 was designed for something so expensive.  Last […]

Microsoft’s Tablet ‘Surfaces’ to Battle iPad

When I heard that there was to be a big launch of Windows Surface with Windows 8 I wasn’t surprised.  Windows 8, with its touch centric interface would suit what I had seen of the “surface” in the past.  I was surprised however to consider that windows 8 was designed for something so expensive.  Last […]

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Easiremote – Use your iPad to control your Interactive Devices

If you follow my tweets then you will have seen me tweeting about the up and coming SMART Notebook iPad App. You might also have seen me asking questions of my Promethean and Easiteach contacts to see if they had any plans for apps of their own. Interestingly, the conversations with my connections in the […]

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SMART Notebook™ 11

The long anticipated update to  SMART Notebook™ was released recently.  You can get your update here if you’ve already got yourself a license.  It’s always interesting to see what new features each company adds in their latest releases. This post aims at providing you with a brief overview of the changes we’re seeing and some advice […]

Got TPACK? – Meeting the TPACK Kings

As part of my role as ICT Pedagogical Officer I was invited to a two day conference in Sydney so that all the institutions involved across Australia (and that’s about 40) could share what they’d been learning, discovering and doing, to help pre-service teachers and those who work with them gain a better understanding of […]

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iPads- Apps for education

*UPDATED AGAIN!* I will be Repeating this session at #CEGSA2012 in place of “iPads in teaching and learning: New Perspectives on integration and Productivity” Tomorrow on the 23rd of March-2012 I’m presenting on iPads at Flinders university . In this session I aim to talk about how iPads can be used to effectively enhance teaching […]

Testimonial – Ludgero Rego of Catholic Education South Australia

Hi Selena, In a time where ICTs and languages education go hand in hand, teachers from Catholic Education SA were lucky enough to have attended a 2 day course presented by you last year. Technologies aren’t necessarily a new item in the languages classroom but what teachers are wanting now is HOW to use those technologies to […]

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MeeGenius!

I came across this little gem whilst wandering through the Chrome App store.  Lots of free books that you can read together on your IWB as well as letting your students read them on their 1:1 devices.  It’s a really tidy looking site too which make the experience all the more fun! MeeGenius is a […]