How to Help Educational Technologies Talk to Each Other

The Consortium for School Networking has launched a toolkit to help school districts improve their ability for systems and applications to easily share content.

#540 Work with Office files using Office editing in Google Drive

Did you know that you can now directly edit, comment, and collaborate on Office files using Office editing in Google Drive? The great thing is […]

#534 Organise Visually with Milanote

Milanote is an easy to use tool for organizing projects and ideas visually. You can write notes, upload files and images, tag websites, make to-do […]

#5MinuteReflection 7: Escape rooms for professional development

Last week some of the @1minuteCPD Colin, Kate and I delivered an immersive escape room style professional development workshop as part of the Manchester Metropolitan […]

The 'New Realms' of Digital Writing: 3 Classroom Examples From ISTE

Technology can help students find their interests, explore new formats, and reach new audiences, teacher Michelle Haiken said at the International Society for Technology in […]

#525 Need a co-editor on Kaltura? No problem!

At Manchester Met we have a branded Kaltura video site called MMUTube. This Kaltura site integrates into our Moodle area and staff will often use […]

Districts Often Out of Touch with Teachers' Biggest Tech Needs, Survey Finds

A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.

The Digital Gallery Walk: Collaboration on their feet

Collaboration is cemented as one of the four C’s in education, right along with communication, critical thinking and creativity. When it comes to digital collaboration, […]

#495 WhatsApp on a desktop [4/4]

Sometimes bigger is better! You can use Whatsapp on a desktop/laptop computer. You need to make sure that your phone is in close proximity. This […]

#494 Collaborate with Kaltura

At Manchester Met we have a video hosting service called MMUTube, which is provided by Kaltura. Recently I have discovered the collaboration feature, which means […]

Computers + Collaboration = Student Learning, According to New Meta-Analysis

A review of 425 studies found significant positive impacts on learning, skill acquisition, and perceptions when computers were used to support student collaboration.

#487 Quizlet live: an interactive and collaborative activity

In #59 and #74, we introduced you to Quizlet, a great study and revision tool. In this video, we introduce you to Quizlet Live, a […]

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