Monthly Archives: January 2014

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Word Clouds

A word cloud is an image made up of words with prominence assigned to words that are used more regularly. For example an essay about Seamus Heaney which is pasted into a word cloud tool (like tagxedo or wordle) might … Continue reading

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Mind Mapping!

A mind map is a diagram used to visually outline information. A mind map is often created around a single word placed in the centre, around which associated ideas, words and concepts are added. They are used for brainstorming and are similar … Continue reading

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The ICT Classroom When using ICT in the classroom it is vital that the teacher can easily view exactly what their students are working on. It only takes a few short seconds for students to click into inappropriate material. With … Continue reading

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Google Apps…..appy days!

Everyone should know about this little gem! This is an amazing tool for any teacher or student. Google Apps is a service from Google providing independently customisable versions of several Google products. It is a form of web-based file storage … Continue reading

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Make the most of your 140 characters!

With only 140 characters to tweet, and with some url’s being very long, you’d be forgiven for thinking this is a big problem. However some clever clogs has come up with a very clever way to shorten these url’s to … Continue reading

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The dreaded Tweet Machine!!

Having been introduced to blogging for both personal and educational use we were now moving onto the Big Boy in the world of Web 2.0! TWITTER, tweet tweet! We had been told that this was coming and if i’m honest, … Continue reading

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