How to use an edublog to teach…

July 23rd, 2008 by Administrator

Here’s an interesting post on Edublogs – the blog hosting service for educators. 10 ways to use your edublog to teach is a quick and easy introduction to how you can integrate blogging in your practice. For example, Create a class publication, post materials and resources and share your lesson plans.  Get inspired… check out this […]

More edublogging…

July 18th, 2008 by Administrator

         I  just came across this amazing wiki called Support Blogging – it’s the creation of Steve Hargadon who is  the director of the K-12 Open Technologies Initiative at the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and a passionate proponent of educational technology in support of learning.Don’t be put off by the current K-12 focus of […]

Numeracy Teaching and Learning

June 10th, 2008 by Administrator

                   Just back from a short trip to Ireland – and maybe I’ve had numeracy on the brain because I was so constantly challenged there in converting Euros to Canadian Dollars and back again – how much is that cup of coffee!!-  i made extensive use of my trusty calculator and had to confont […]

25 Useful Web Tools

April 13th, 2008 by Administrator

                I  was introduced to  25 Tools  by a couple of my  resourceful colleagues at AlphaPlus…   thank you Mary and Trudy…  This is a completely free professional development resource for educators and workplace trainers put together by Jane Hart a well-known expert in the area of e-learning ( see her very informative E-Learning Handbook)  and is intended to help […]

Blogging in Adult Literacy

March 26th, 2008 by Administrator

                        One of the many great aspects of my job here at AlphaPlus is the opportunity to continuously learn about trends and new ideas and applications of technology in adult literacy. Since I have been working on this blog I have been trying to keep up with what’s happening in the blogosphere in general and how blogs […]

Getting Organized…

January 9th, 2008 by Administrator

          As I start the new year  –  resolving  (as I do every year!) to be more organized in every way – I have been looking at two Google tools that I hope will help me  to keep my resolution . They are Google Calendar and   Google Notebook  Google Calendar  is a free online, shareable calendar […]

Audio Streaming

November 13th, 2007 by Administrator

Another useful application that makes the web more accessible to learners is audio streaming.  Audio streaming is the method of delivering audio files over an Internet connection in real time.  These files can be accessed from any location, as long as there is a working Internet connection.  This allows for people to access audio from any […]

Teaching from a Distance

September 13th, 2007 by Administrator

If you’ve ever wondered if you’ve got what it takes to teach an online class, you can find out at AdultEd Online. This Web site has free tools for teachers and administrators to assess their skills and will show you how to integrate technology into your teaching practice as well as elements of distance education. […]

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