Educational Technology Integration Matrix

I came across the Technology Integration Matrix today. It’s a resource created to ‘support the full integration of technology in Florida schools’, but is great for any department, faculty, or school that wants to analyse where it is with integrating educational technology. It reminds me of the ‘Apple Schools of the Future’ programme in the […]

10 ‘Home Truths’ about Schooling and Education

I was frustrated last night as dougbelshaw.com wasn’t working and I couldn’t post the following. These came to me at various points yesterday and kind of melded themselves into a blog post. So here’s what’s on my mind:     For there to be ‘good’ parents there must be ‘bad’ parents. The same is true […]

Things I’ve been reading online recently

I don’t like it when people automatically post their daily del.icio.us/diigo links on their blog. It just clutters up my feed reader. What I do like, however, is when bloggers share what they’ve really enjoyed reading. So here’s what I’ve enjoyed reading recently with a brief synopsis! 😀 Lifehack.org – How to Be an Expert […]

I’ve started using Twitter with my pupils…

My Year 11 (15-16 year old) History groups – the ones who blog, can use a wiki (until Wikispaces became unavailable/unusable through the school network), use Google Apps for Education and on occasion submit YouTube videos instead of essays are now Twittering. It’s about time: I’ve been talking about doing this for over a year […]