Tag Archives: Google Apps

Using Cognitive Organisers to Meet Students ‘where they’re at’ – Preparing for ELH

It’s been a frantic few weeks starting Term 3. I’ve once again been quite remiss in blog-postings, despite having a whole range of things to post about! Next week sees me heading off to present at this years ELH (Expanding … Continue reading

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Head in the Cloud… and in the books…

I’ve been flat out over the past two months working on a literature review for my Masters, leaving precious little time for blogging and even less for relaxation! In any case, it’s been a fantastic experience to delve into the … Continue reading

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Five Technology Lessons from the Classroom in 2010

Having been stuck at home with a chest infection for the past three days, I’ve had and taken the valuable opportunity to reflect on some of the biggest technology lessons my students have taught me in 2010. As a teacher, … Continue reading

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Head in the Cloud

Over the past few days, it’s been very hard to contain my excitement over Google’s recent moves to add all the applications from standard Google accounts to Google Apps for Education. While the core suite of applications – Mail, Docs … Continue reading

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Integrating School Data with Student Email Addresses

Very few tech-related experiences come close to the nerdy thrill of cracking that spreadsheet formula that’s been puzzling you all week. On Thursday afternoon, I managed a small feat that will streamline communications in my school: synchronising school data with … Continue reading

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Google Apps: On Scalable Web 2.0

Colleagues often tell me that what makes me a credible and helpful technology mentor is the sheer number of hours I spend in the classroom. Although teachers can be a cynical lot, I tend to agree that when corporate technology … Continue reading

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Moodle and Google – on Libre and Gratis

A couple of weeks ago I was asked by my executive to give a “State of the Union” address to teachers on the successes of my Moodle/Apps@CCC project – the integration of Moodle courseware with Google Apps Education Edition. I … Continue reading

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