Here’s another blogging screencast; this time, it’s about the various parts of a blog.
If you haven’t already updated your Facebook profile to the new timeline, then soon, Facebook will be forcing you to do it. The forced change will happen over the next few weeks. It’s a big change and one that you need to understand fully to ensure that your online identiy does not cause you problems in the future, for example, when trying to get a job. This article on the BBC News Beat website clearly explains the changes and what you need do regarding your privacy settings.
Prezi is an alternative presentation tool. It’s very different to PowerPoint. I have used it in a few lessons now and rather like it. I get the sense that my students prefer it to PowerPoint too (although I’d be grateful if my students could post their honest feedback on this blog post!) It’s more dynamic than PowerPoint and more visually stimulating.
Can you come up with any ideas for how we could use Google Docs in the classroom?
Mobile phone apps – it’s not just Angry Birds and Facegoo you know! There are actually some great educational apps out there that are worth a look. Check out these links:
Whilst the apps might not be relevent to the course you are studying, it’s important to keep learning regardless. Pick an app to help you learn something new…