Category Archives: Web 2.0

Studies of Asia – October Workshop

Welcome Please begin by using the comments link on this post to share your personal learning goals for this workshop. I have the pleasure of facilitating another 2 Day workshop for the Studies of Asia group at the Victorian department of … Continue reading

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ISV Series Wrap-ups

Welcome Back! Welcome to what is a bitter-sweet day where we get to see what great work everyone has done this year, but also have to say good-bye. The main focus is giving people enough time to share what they … Continue reading

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Working at St Paul’s in Port Macquarie

Welcome! It’s a pleasure to be working with teachers in the St Agnes’ Parish in Port Macquarie. Getting Started – Any Questions? Because the schools already serve courses on Moodle, support student learning with laptops and will launch an iPad … Continue reading

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Tumblr: New home for Look to Learn

From “All Rights Reserved” to “ReBlog?” Background When I first heard about Tumblr, I had little interest because I thought, “why do I need a more limited version of WordPress (of which I am a long time fan and user)?  … Continue reading

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Why I Love WordPress (again)

I’ve been using WordPress since 2004 and have become a broken record lauding it as an exemplar of open source software and community.  I’ve used every flavor of WordPress and still do for a variety of different applications: wordpress.com, wordpress.org, … Continue reading

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Curriculum Mapping in Melbourne

I’m fortunate to be working with ACEL and ASCD as they bring Heidi Hayes Jacobs and Ann Johnson to Australia to continue the introduction of Curriculum Mapping to our schools.  My perspective is that available technologies enable students to “side-step … Continue reading

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Web 2 & the Studies of Asia PD

Welcome to participants in this two day workshop held at the University of Melbourne and organised by Lindy Stirling, State Advisor, Studies of Asia (see the Studies of Asia Wiki). Day 1 We will mostly be working from Tom’s CEQ-ALL … Continue reading

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Google InQuotes & Nov 4

One cool Google App that it would be a shame to miss over the next couple weeks is “InQuotes.”  You may have noticed a new band of quotations when searching in Google News for a person in the media buzz.  … Continue reading

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Readers: the latest mashup?

Many would be familiar with Nicholas Carr’s recent article in The Atlantic Monthly.  Although Is Google Making Us Stoopid? really isn’t about Google, Carr bravely admits to the negative impact his many years of working on the Web have had on … Continue reading

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Dipity

In case you haven’t tried Dipity, it’s a really cool Web 2 timelining tool. I’ve been waiting for one for a long time, but until now, the interfaces required scripting. Dipity allows for embedding images, links, movies, comments… Heaps! It … Continue reading

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