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A Lazarus moment

After a brief time offline due to an upgrade error the Education Blog has been given a prod by the resident edugeek and, as you can see, is now fully functional and all systems are just tickety-boo once again.  We … Continue reading

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Let it Snow….

If you wish to put some falling snow on your webpage, all you need to do is go to this site:http://www.hscripts.com/scripts/JavaScript/image-fall.php The falling image they use is a leaf, you just need to create your own snowflake image and replace … Continue reading

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ShropshireLG users – Bring Christmas to your School SharePoint Site

There are now a few Christmas images uploaded in the Shropshire Learning Gateway site collection images folder if you want to add a bit of Christmas cheer to your school site. To add a picture put an image web part … Continue reading

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Google Spreadsheets

We’ve already pointed to a number of Google developments and acquisitions including the recent assimilation of Writely which has great potential in any collaborative writing. Well here’s the perfect complement in terms of collaborative spreadsheet work. I know some of … Continue reading

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Newsletter from Digitalbrain

Following my recent letter to schools please see this further update: new newsletter from Digitalbrain which opens with the paragraphs: “These are exciting times at Digitalbrain and we thought a quarterly update in the form of a newsletter would help … Continue reading

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Have you got the latest version of your IWB software?

The new SMART Board™ Software 9.5 is available for download from the SMART Technologies website.  http://www.smarttech.com/support/software/index.asp     Tweet This Post

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Some thoughts about “content”

The use of the word content in education has risen rapidly over the last few years not least with the introduction of “curriculum online” and also learning platforms – I feel there are a number of issues about this. What … Continue reading

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Futurelab Discussion Papers

Not surprisingly the latest crop of research discussion papers from FutureLab focus on very topical areas and include a case study on the use of wikis, two papers on games – one focusing on their “anatomy”  and one on games … Continue reading

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Daily Prophet nears reality

I must admit I am a bit of a Harry Potter fan and liked the dynamic nature of the “Daily Prophet” – well it seems we don’t have long to wait – see details of the flexible e-Readers including the … Continue reading

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Macromedia courses on the skills students will need for DiDA

WMnet have let me know there are two places left on the Dreamweaver course (June 13th) and one on the Fireworks course (June 29th – may clash with subject leader courses). The Flash course is however full. Both courses run … Continue reading

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