Tag Archives: technology

Facebook (and Twitter) at WEGC

  Following notification to parents and an update to Cyber Safety policies WEGC has provided access to Facebook to staff and students. Access to other sites such as Twitter was opened up several weeks ago. I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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George Takei for classroom humour that supports learning

I have become a fan of George Takei. The images on his wall book are often hilarious, intelligent, poignant and facilitate powerful learning opportunities. George can be found at http://www.facebook.com/georgehtakei/photos. By way of example… As a way of explaining problem solving in HTML/CSS scripting this … Continue reading

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Spoilt for choice

Sometimes there are just too many resources to choose from as a teacher of Digital Technologies. Take the following for example (via http://www.whaleoil.co.nz/ ), this shows innovation in the use of robotics. I intended to spend 10 minutes looking for materials last night, and spent two … Continue reading

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Bricks and Bouquets

All new Office 10 and Windows 7. All new Laptop, works brilliantly first time. Blogger for Form class looks good. Full time School IT staff Email groups for students and parents           Too many passwords MyPortfolio (old version) … Continue reading

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Sad but true

  Source before-internet.jpg ihaveapc.com

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Top free documentaries

Top Free documentaries, useful for teachers

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The Story of Stuff

Sad indictment of the last 50 years… US 20 minute documentary – worth a look. http://www.storyofstuff.org/movies-all/story-of-stuff/

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