Talking Carl

Initially, during an 'app swap' session at an educational tech conference (#pelc10), I couldn't see the point of this app, but decided that it was only 59p, and my colleague seemed almost unable to use it for laughing. What Can You Do With It? Strictly speaking, there's not a lot…

Would Jesus text?

"Filippone, "We found out that about 80 % of this generation will look at your website before they ever look into the foyer of your church." Social media, i.e.. Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, blogging etc. .has exploded, looking at the numbers. Facebook alone claims 400 million members, Twitter is expected…

Akinator.com

Another glorious waste of time... it doesn't set itself any limits on the number of questions, but amazing that some kind of mathematical formula can be right so many times - I had 3 goes (Bridget Jones, God, Richard Hammond) and it got all 3 of those - can see…

3 Ways Educators are Embracing Social Technology

"The modern American school faces rough challenges. Budget cuts have caused ballooning class sizes,¬† many teachers struggle with poorly motivated students, and in many schools a war is being waged on distracting technologies. In response, innovative educators are embracing social media to fight back against the onslaught of problems. Technologies…