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Getting Technology Right in Schools – A Word with José Picardo An interview with José Picardo, Assistant Principal, exploring technology implementation at Surbiton High School ALT: What was the strategic technological framework adopted by your institution? JP: In too many schools the strategy is “we need to use more ICT” — often responding to a critical inspection.

Voleur de secrets Okay, this rat is leaving the ship. I’m not going to delete it, but I’m not going to use this blog anymore for a while. Maybe later. But after I made that post considering leaving it another 10 people started following, and I am too anxious as a person to feel comfortable with having a personal blog/scrapbook followed by this large a crowd.

Front end standards Is as awesome as Chewbacca riding a squirrel, fighting Nazis with a cross bow. - @codepo8 Foreword This little book is to aid a shared understanding of front-end development best practice at PUP. It's to help us deliver high quality content that works better, reaches more people - not only in today's browsers & devices, but in tomorrows. Browsers

Key Issues in Language Teaching #1: influences on curriculum design Professor Jack Richards joins us this week for an exciting webinar on teaching beyond the classroom – sign up here! – and over the next five days, we’ll be sharing a short series of extracts from his new book. Key Issues in Language Teaching is a comprehensive and extensively researched overview of the key issues in language teaching today, available in paperback and soon as an enhanced ebook with embedded video content.

short stories at east of the web A game of Scrabble has serious consequences. - Length: 4 pages - Age Rating: PG - Genre: Crime, Humor A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger. Education Using PBworks in your academic environments. PBworks hosts over 300,000 educational workspaces, and has helped transform teaching and learning for millions of students, parents and teachers. Educators ranging from major universities like DePaul, school districts like Baltimore County Public Schools and individual teachers trust PBworks as their collaborative learning environment. In your Classroom, Library, District or University

Maker Space In Education Series… 10 More Sites….Making With Technology Welcome back and I sure hope you enjoyed the last article of 20 Reasons for Maker Space in Education and also 10 Sites To Help You Start Making In The Classroom. In this post I highlight 10 additional sites that can promote making with an emphasis on some tech tools. I encourage you to send me information and resources you think help with this idea, as I am also Making time to learn.

Global Connections: Powerful PD with Craig Kemp – PTE011 It’s powerful Professional Development and it’s right in the palm of your hands. Top Tips and Insights for Connecting Globally with Craig Kemp. CLICK PLAY & LISTEN NOW + SUBSCRIBE : ITUNES – RSS – STITCHER (It’s Free) Show Guest – Craig Kemp Craig Kemp I’m a Kiwi (New Zealander) living in Singapore, teaching in an Australian Curriculum School.I’m a globally connected educator and support people to do the same.

Patrizia Soffiati - Google+ - Cos'è una storia? +You Search Images Build a Complete Website. On an iPad. Let's take a look at how (or indeed if) it's possible to design and build a website entirely on an iPad. We'll use a variety of apps to conceive, wireframe, design, code and deploy a simple HTML web page. Ever since tablets breached into mainstream usage, we've taken a quick stance on working out the best way to support these new devices for consumption of web content.

Maker Space In Education Series… 10 Sites To Start Making In The Classroom Welcome back and I sure hope you enjoyed the last article of 20 Reasons for Maker Space in Education. I hope you enjoy this post as I highlight 10 sites to possible help you to get Making in the classroom… even if in the smallest way! I encourage you to send me information and resources you think help with this idea, as I am also Making time to learn. First, to ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0, STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter (@mjgormans).

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