With the push to greater incorporation of mobile devices in the classroom the future of a number of current classroom technologies start to smell a little stale. One expensive bit of hardware that is in for a major disruption is the interactive whiteboard. Adopting a specific brand of interactive whiteboard and installing it into . . . → Read More: The writing is on the ‘interactive’ wall
A quick post to highlight two extensive collections of simulations for math, science and physics teachers looking to bring concept visualisation into the classroom. First, the University of Toronto has made available a large number of Flash-based animations which can easily be viewed within a web browser (that has flash installed) and can be found . . . → Read More: Free online simulations for math and physics educators
Google announced this new initiative in mid-December.
IFRAME Embed for Youtube
The YouTube for Schools channel allows schools, particularly primary and secondary schools, to provide access to the vast amount of educational content on YouTube. The benefit is that all the distractions and disruptions that exist on the ‘full’ YouTube site are filtered out and . . . → Read More: YouTube for Schools
From this year the primary method for students to access the Internet on their own devices or in computer labs while on campus is the Lightwire wireless network. As part of their student fees every student now prepays for 1 GByte of monthly Internet allocation that they can use on any wifi device, and . . . → Read More: Using Lightwire for Student Internet Access