Google Sites – wikis for Google Apps users!

It’s taken a while, but Google have finally integrated wikis into the Google Apps suite. So far it looks as if it’s only for those who have Google Apps for Domains or Google Apps for Education, but that’s what I’m going to be using it for mainly so that’s fine. Google bought JotSpot, an enterprise-focused […]

Classroom organization and its relation to pedagogy

I reorganized my classroom today. It went from this: gliffy_did = “1377788”; embedGliffy(); to this: gliffy_did = “1377745”; embedGliffy(); The reason? It’s temporary as I needed a cinema-like arrangement of chairs and tables for two lessons; my Year 11s are making copious notes on a rather important video on Vietnam for their coursework. The reaction […]

3 ‘well, duh’ BBC Education articles

Sometimes there’s some articles on the BBC News Education pages that make you wonder who’s paying for the research they’re based upon. Here’s 3 just from yesterday: 71% of pupils admit being a bully – and the other 29% are liars if, as I suspect, ‘bullying’ has been very widely defined. Real bullying can blight […]

More on mobile phone projectors

Further to an earlier post, mobile phone projectors are now beyond prototype stage. Gizmodo reports that Texas Instruments are putting into production the necessary chip to allow handset manufacturers to start incorporating mini-projectors by 2009. There’s a video of it in action here: As I’ve already stated, there’s a multitude of possibilities here, not least […]