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Xerte and HTML5

I went to the Xerte conference a couple of weeks ago and heard the great news that they are developing HTML5 pages to add to their diverse list of templates.  For those of you who don’t know  about xerte, it’s … Continue reading

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Mathrathon

Here’s a free Windows 8 App which I saw that I think is quite fun and useful for developing basic maths skills.  It’s a basic game – but addictive! You get shown two numbers which are either added or subtracted … Continue reading

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After iGoogle ?

Well, iGoogle is going to disappear soon and I thought it was about time I started looking for an alternative for my home page.  I’ve tried several and have come up with one which ‘works for me’. – If you’ve … Continue reading

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Flash-Card Learning

I often have 20 minutes or so to myself as I try to keep a bit fitter by walking anywhere that’s under a mile. This gives me a bit of time to study and so I download podcasts and listen … Continue reading

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TubeChop – cut up your videos to size

You can find information about anything on YouTube these days and its a wonderful source of videos for teaching and learning.  Sometimes, however, you wish that you could show just a section of a video which is relevant to the … Continue reading

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iSpring Free – Powerpoint to Flash

I used iSpring Free for the first time a couple of days ago.  Its a PowerPoint add-in which converts presentations into Flash format. This can be useful if, for example you are wanting to add a Powerpoint presentation to a … Continue reading

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Webquests – Zunal

I have re-visited Webquests recently as a way of getting students more involved with gathering their own information on a topic and expanding their researching skills. Webquests use the Internet to get students to understand a topic through being pointed … Continue reading

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