EdTechRoundUp Weekly #82 – Giving Up Your Office

20 September 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Dai barnes. This week’s meeting looked at Dai moving into a Staff workroom and the impact it would have on encouraging teachers to adopt technology, what would you do with 3x 90 minute CPD sessions, how you move onto the next stage of eLearning in your SIP, tips for teaching ICT with no computers, assessment through technology and Microsoft’s Live@Edu service.

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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’

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EdTechRoundUp Weekly #81 – Summer Has Flown

15 September 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Doug Belshaw. This week’s meeting looked at going back to school, including recommendations for teachers new to technology and what software or hardware people are looking forward to using, eBooks and eReaders in schools and looking at what laws or guidelines are out there regarding teachers communicating with students through social networking sites.

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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 #78 – Getting Ready For Summer

21 July 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Doug Belshaw. This weeks meeting looked at the weekly UKEdChat on twitter, a Google Earth Wiki, summer events such as Google Teacher Academy and Microsoft’s Summer Camp, online calendars for keeping track of education events, a healthy discussion about facebook usage between teachers and students, going back to teach in old schools and the announcement of ClassDroid beta.

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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 #63 TeachMeets and more

20 July 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Dughall McCormick (his first hosting and he does a great job). This weeks meeting TeachMeet Yorkshire and Humberside, ISPs warning broadband customers that they exceeded their download quotas, visualisers, Regional Broadband Consortia and more.

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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 #77 – Do we really want to be Bleeding Edge?

19 July 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Dai Barnes. This weeks meeting looked at TeachMeet Moodle, TeachMeet Schools History Project, relaunching the podcast, the pros and cons of different bits of personal handheld technology, including whether we really want to be bleeding edge all the time with our gadgets.

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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 #61 – 10 Big Questions

23 May 2010

ETRU WeeklyThis week’s meeting was led by Doug Belshaw. This weeks meeting was an extended discussion around education started from the 10 big questions wiki as presented on 10fored.wikispaces.com, Degree/results inflation – major education story this side of the Irish Sea and a discussion about conferences and events coming up.

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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 #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’