Here’s another blogging screencast; this time, it’s about the various parts of a blog.
It’s a long video, but a really good one.
Towards the end of the video consider these questions and make notes in your notepad:
- What is the Data Protection Act and why does it exist?
- How does the Data Protection Act affect the work of office administrators?
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?