100 Web Tools

You know that there are loads of cool new webtools around but you forget where they are, who they might suit or what situation they might be useful in? Well college@home have a very helpful list of 100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner. What is great about the list is the ‘every Read More …

Youth Work and Social Networking

The National Youth Agency (England) have just published an interim report from a study into Youth Worker’s attitudes to Social Networking. The project blog is here. Not surprisingly only 35% of youth workers felt able to help young people take advantage of the opportunities of Social Networking as opposed to 53% who felt they should Read More …

more new media

Class was good.  We looked at blogging, bookmarking, rss and tags.  All very useful stuff but I think some of my classmates might need more convincing!

informal education in a digital age?

Leaning and Teaching Scotland have just announced what they think the markers fo excellence in literacy are for the 21st century… and the definition of texts is:novels, short stories, plays, poems, reference texts, the spoken word, charts, maps, graphs and timetables, advertisements, promotional leaflets, comics, newspapers and magazines, CVs, letters and e-mails, films, games and Read More …

Talking Tech

Jack and I have been talking technology today. More later… Sorry John… I spent the morning talking about how the college (Scottish Congregational College) could make use of some of the very nice free tools that are around now to enable the college and its learners to share their thoughts, their work and communicate. We Read More …