Benjamin Daniel Jonathan Belshaw is 361 days old today (i.e. it’s his 1st birthday on Tuesday). He can stand unaided for around 10 seconds and can walk by grabbing onto a finger. He’s being dedicated (it’s a bit like being baptised) at our Evangelical church on Sunday. Hopefully he’ll be able to walk by his […]
I was very impressed with the RM Asus Minibook at the BETT Show last weekend. Also known as the Asus eee PC, this is a very small form-factor notebook PC with education in mind. In fact, it’s in direct competition with the OLPC Children’s Machine XO. The Minibook is available in either Linux (from £169 […]
Around late October 2007 I called, via Twitter and this blog post, for UK-based educators interested in putting together an educational technology-related podcast to come forward. And they came! This post it to announce the inaugural podcast of the EdTechRoundup network.
Eagle-eyed visitors to this blog may have noticed that I’ve added a widget from Skribit in the sidebar. What is it? :p
I was all set to take my Macbook back to the Apple Store in Meadowhall this evening. For the last couple of months it’s had a really annoying ‘flickering’ problem which gets especially bad when I turn the screen brightness down. I need to do this in the evenings, otherwise I find I get lots […]
Lisa Stevens, who I had the pleasure of meeting for the first time during TeachMeet08 at BETT, has blogged about ‘emotional truancy’ recently. It’s an interesting subject…
If you look to the top-right of this blog you should notice my new header image. For the benefit of those who subscribe via RSS I’ve included it below:
The Free Software Foundation has updated its pages recently and included a short article with the above title. In article (which you should really go and read) they expand upon the following 4 reasons: Free software can save schools money. Even in rich countries, education is under-funded. Schools should teach practices which benefit society as […]
Further to my previous posts this week, I’ve been at BETT 2008 this week. I don’t like it on other edublogs when people endlessly bang on about conferences/events I haven’t been able to attend, so this will be my last post on it – I promise!
Although edte.ch won’t have a stall at BETT 2008 (we’re not quite big enough for that yet!), Doug Belshaw will be presenting with Futurelab on Saturday 12 January. The focus on the seminar is on grassroots innovation and is an outcome from the Teachers as Innovators programme. Time: 11:45-12:30 Location: Best Practice Title: Teachers as […]