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[21 Apr 2009 | 10 Comments | ]
Video - The World is Flat

A little video I made showing my understanding of how new technologies have made our world a smaller place and how this impacts the role of both the teacher and education.

Uncategorized, mobile, mobile web »

[15 Apr 2009 | One Comment | ]
Role of Mobiles in the Indian Elections

I came across this article today from the BBC.
What astounded me was this fact from the article:
There are just around 45 million internet users as compared to over 370 million mobile subscribers.
Voters are being targeted via their mobiles with ring tones, text messages and wallpapers for their phone!  Bluetooth kiosks are in prominent locations to push similar media to people’s mobile devices.
“Sunil Rajshekhar, the chief operating office of Times Internet Ltd ,says they have developed special election packages which can be subscribed for as little as 30 rupees ($0.60, …

devices, education »

[15 Apr 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
EDUPOV

Just thought I would post some images of the edupov equipment and details about how you can get hold of your very own set!

You can buy them online from the edupov store

devices, education »

[8 Apr 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Point of View Video

My EDU POV glasses arrived last Tuesday!!!
They look great!  I haven’t had a chance to use them with teachers yet but I have talked to quite a few teachers who are keen to trial them with their classes.
The glasses look like a pair of black sunglasses… but there is a tiny wee webcam mounted in the bridge over the nose.  On one of the arms is a small control panel with an on/off and record button.  The glasses record both audio and sound and have 2 GB memory into which …