[INFOGRAPHIC] The Shift to Visual Social Media

Over the last year or so, the visual has really taken off online (with increasing access via mobile phones, apps that allow filtering and sharing, and increasing data bundles meaning less worry about uploads/downloads). An interesting related infographic: Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Children’s Drawings & Pinterest? #TFBloggers

So, I’ve an idea. We want to get those in the village to give us their stories, right? Digital technology has given us lots of possibilities – and maybe I need to find an app for my iPad that allows the kids to draw straight onto it… now there’s a thought, but was also thinking that if I took pens/papers (although apparently parents don’t appreciate stationary as gifts) and asked the kids to draw some Continue Reading →

Using @Pinterest in the Classroom

Checking out this article from Mashable/The Daily Dot, really interesting: Sitting through stuffy lectures with a monotonous teacher is a student’s worst nightmare. But Pinterest may be changing that. Yes, Pinterest, the site where people pin their favorite pictures on boards to share with the world. With Pinterest gaining traction by the day, it’s becoming a valuable tool for educators. Not only are teachers sharing tipsand using the site to grab ideas for lessons, it’s being used Continue Reading →