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”

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