Category: Web2.0 Stuff

The Positive Effect of Web 2.0 in learning

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Read all about how the use of new web technologies are enhancing writing skills in young people due to increases in engagements levels. (Originally taken from Amy Kennedy’s school blog as found here) Second grade students in Mrs. Battistoni’s class (Connecticut, USA) have been using Storyjumper.com to create class books as well as individual stories. […]

Could the iPad make teachers redundant?

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Many colleagues argue that it is the ultimate achievement of any teacher: enabling their learners become dependent on themselves. As teachers were often moan and groan about the lack of independence that young people show (and this is generally overstated). However, as new technology evolves – could they actually make some, if not all, teachers […]

10,000 teachers for SKYPE!

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The amazing ‘Skype in the classroom’ has achieved the milestone of connecting 10,000 teachers across the world – and its well deserved. We are delighted for Skype here at ‘TheTeacherBuzz’ and if you’ve never come across them before, then read on. School teachers and students everywhere now have an easy way to find each other […]

‘Audioboo’ for Teaching

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Now this is buzzing! Podcasting for teaching and learning purposes is becoming increasingly easy for teachers across the world. Here at ‘TheTeacherBuzz’ we intend to provide active examples of such technology being used in education, but first: here’s an overview. First of all, what is Audioboo? Well it works on iPhone, Android and Nokia devices, […]