Friday, October 23, 2015

3 More Sites.....

More Interesting learning Sites:

Larry Ferlazzo (@larryferlazzo) maintains a fantastic website with a huge range of  educational content

Best online games for 2015 part 2.

A lot of examples of quiz sites similar to Kahoots

There is also part one here:


Try Spiral


And the third in the list for this week is Google Classroom which is getting better and better.

(Sign into Google first)

Friday, September 04, 2015

Google Apps Changes

Changes to Google Apps:

Now has voice type  - no add-ons needed. This is on the web version of Docs now and will be on the IoS and Android apps with the next update I believe.


The in Doc research feature which has been available on the Web, is being added to the Android App.


Revision History has been extended - might be useful for viewing student’s work.

(File….Show Revision History)

New Templates in Docs

File….New...Start from Template


Very cool Info panel in sheets which lets you see a visual representation of your data.

Click on icon on bottom right corner

Monday, June 22, 2015

2015 - First Post!

I've realised that it is a year since I posted on this blog. Perhaps it's because I use Twitter as my go to tool for professional learning. (@rosscoh) However I believe a blog is still a useful tool for communicating and in this case, keeping references to professional learning links for posterity.

The things I've been thinking about are here: Not in blog form but as a Google Site shared with the staff in 2014 -

I'm about to produce a 2015 edition of this.

In the meantime, here are some cool links which might help your digital learning programme:

This free resource aims to encourage young people to engage in creative writing. Designed by current teachers, the LMYL Picture of the Day can simply be shown on a Smartboard screen to give an instant writing stimulus.

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2015 – So Far

Design for modern classrooms. Some examples:

Ewen McIntosh on Fuzzy Thinking:

Derek Wenmoth ( Core Ed) on Rethinking Education

Google Expeditions are coming.......

Google Art Project

Is this the future of news? Crowdsourced video via Youtube and Storyful.

Nathan the mathematician in X+Y

Creating Videos with Google Chrome:

Powtoon and Screencastify

2,4,8.  What's the rule??

Excellent demonstration of the Monty Hall Problem:

Google Apps : 20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools

Video: “Evolution On Earth In 60 Seconds”