Monthly Archives: June 2011

WatchKnowLearn – YouTube alternative

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We love WatchKnowLearn. Why? Because it has an ethical approach to educating students via the medium of video – with an additional emphasis on staying safe. Within a few sentences the organisation states: ‘Imagine hundreds of thousands of great short videos, and other media, explaining every topic taught to school kids. Imagine them rated and […]

iClone 4 pro – Edtech Review

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We loved Reallusion’s CrazyTalk Animator Pro that much we decided to venture even deeper into the world of 3D animation via the company’s ‘iClone 4 pro’. Some of the product features include 3D filmmaking, environment productions, motion & interactivity, and video effects all via instant virtual sets. As Teachers we love tutorials – and with […]

#MoveMeOn – Crowdsourcing for teachers via Twitter

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#MoveMeOn – Crowdsourcing for teachers via Twitter The book embedded below is great! In fact we’d go as far as saying ‘TRULY GREAT’. It is a terrific example of how teachers are crowdsourcing their ideas via the medium of Twitter. In this case, #MoveMeOn was the hashtag designed to do exactly that – move teacher’s […]

Google Mapping Native American History

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Google Mapping Native American History We love this great teaching approach for learning about Native American History from David Freeburg. His website ‘Epic Epoch’ is a place full of great teaching ideas. David describes himself as someone ‘who enjoys his experience in the classroom teaching his students how to use the web, social media, Interactive […]