Copying the Web

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license I have lost track of the amount of applications and programs that are sold as the solution to getting students coding. The problem that I have with many of these is that they lack purpose and authenticity. One answer is to ‘Steal…

A #RoCur Reflection

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Looking Back on a Week as @EduTweetOz This week, I took control of the EduTweetOz rotation curation account. Like many, @edutweetoz provided some of my first education connections with those like Jason Borton (the first week I ever followed) and TER Podcast.…

Blogging Seven Ways

Here is the blurb for my session at #Digicon16: In this presentation, participants will be provided with the why, how and what associated with blogging. Whether it be the difference between platforms and what they allow. Ideas for what blogs can be used for. As well as the challenges associated with blogging, including restricting content…

Edmodo vs. Compass

One of the challenges with a new learning platform like Compass is where it fits and how it compares with what went before. Here then is my comparison between Edmodo and Compass: I think that there are many aspects that neither platforms deal with, including the ability to incorporate rubrics and the possibility to collaborate. Some…

A Personal Twitter Tour

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Twitter is one of those unique platforms. There is so much said about it. Some dream of what it could be. Others swear by it as a means of professional development. Some rue the changes. Others talk about the public/private conundrum. Some…