EdTechRoundUp Weekly #60 – Wordle’s the word!

28 April 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Doug Belshaw. In this week’s meeting we discussed Wordle briefly going offline and how we rely on this and other free tools, TeachMeet Fishbowl, The Curriculum Catalyst, VITAL.AC.UK and other CPD resources.

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Collated the links from this week’s meeting are available via our Diigo account.

Here’s a link to the relevant ETRU wiki page for this week’s meeting.

The music sample in the podcast is taken from Alice Russell’s ‘What We Want’


EdTechRoundUP Weekly #59 – Biometrics and keeping track.

26 April 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Dai Barnes. In this week’s meeting we covered around keep track of IT consumables and kit using barcodes and booking them out, room booking software, video editing, print management, biometrics and ID Cards, digital signage, iPod Touch vs Netbooks, and a question on the future of OCR Nationals.

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Collated the links from this week’s meeting are available via our Diigo account.

Here’s a link to the relevant ETRU wiki page for this week’s meeting.

The music sample in the podcast is taken from Alice Russell’s ‘What We Want’


EdTechRoundUp Weekly #58 – Being mobile; teachers, phones and video editing

24 April 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Doug Belshaw. In this week’s meeting we covered discussions around Flash memory based camcorder, OCR Nationals, green screen technology and video editing, equipment for the mobile teacher, what the recent Ofsted report on safeguarding could mean in schools, the banning or use of mobile phones in the classroom, best affordable laptops for staff and student use, options for future ETRU TeachMeets and other teachmeets.

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Collated the links from this week’s meeting are available via our Diigo account.

Here’s a link to the relevant ETRU wiki page for this week’s meeting.

The music sample in the podcast is taken from Alice Russell’s ‘What We Want’


EdTechRoundUp Weekly #57 – ‘Master’ the technology

22 April 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Dai Barnes. In this week’s meeting we covered discussions around Dai’s Masters project and the results from his crowd-sourcing of ideas, the use of video and other tools to create book trailers, a survey on what web filter categories should be blocked with further discussions about eSafety and then the use and development of themes in Moodle to engage students at Hamble College.

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Collated the links from this week’s meeting are available via our Diigo account.

Here’s a link to the relevant ETRU wiki page for this week’s meeting.

The music sample in the podcast is taken from Alice Russell’s ‘What We Want’


EdTechRoundUp Weekly #56 – CPD is Vital

20 April 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Dai Barnes. In this week’s meeting we discussed the the iPad, The Vital Project, Schools Interoperability Framework, how ‘free’ is the internet and TeachMeets abroad.

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Collated the links from this week’s meeting are available via our Diigo account.

Here’s a link to the relevant ETRU wiki page for this week’s meeting.

The music sample in the podcast is taken from Alice Russell’s ‘What We Want’



EdTechRoundUp Weekly #54 – BETT Review

12 April 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Dai Barnes. In this week’s meeting we reviewed the BETT show, people’s most and least favourite things, the evening events such as TedxOrenda, Amplified and TeachMeet, and the TeachMeet Takeover activities.

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Collated the links from this week’s meeting are available via our Diigo account.

 

Here’s a link to the relevant ETRU wiki page for this week’s meeting.

 

The music sample in the podcast is taken from Alice Russell’s ‘What We Want’