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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 […]

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Using Flipboard to find the Good Stuff

Flipboard is a tool I’ve had running on my iPhone for a number of years.  It’s great because I can tell it what I’m interested in reading about and it finds content for me to read and subsequently share.  It’s been a fantastic tool for helping me to sift through all of the wonderful content […]

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Vine and Instagram – video

I’ve had Vine on my iPad for a little while but hadn’t really bothered to play with it.  I started messing around with it at the start of the week and now I’m hooked!  Then, this morning, I run my phone to discover that Instagram have gone the same way.  You can now create vine […]

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The Lesson Planner App – My first iPhone/Android App

The “Lesson Planner” app has been available in the Apple App store for a week or so now and it seems to be getting a good response (phew).  This is my first app and it wasn’t easy! I am very lucky to be married to a very experienced, patient and talented programmer! I’ve had the […]

Putting TPACK into Practice @CEGSA2012

This afternoon I will be delivering the second of my sessions to the CEGSA State Conference.  Following on from yesterday’s discussion on what’s changed in the Aussie Classroom, we will be exploring how TPACK can help us plan lessons which enable us to:   and As Easiteach Next Generation’s licensing agreement allows me to use […]

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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iPad Apps – Making a List and Checking it Twice…

As part of my role as ICT Pedagogical Officer in Flinders School of Education I’ve been asked to come up with a list of iPad apps that should be available to our students on a ‘class -set’.  The interesting thing about embarking on a task like that is that I needed to pick a range […]

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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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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 […]