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[16 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
ICT in a Secondary French Class

I am privileged to work with an incredibly motivated and creative teacher who is always exploring the best ways to engage her students. She teaches French and was recently profiled in the New Zealand ICT PD Newsletter and I just wanted to cross-post the article here so as others who may not read the newsletter may be inspired by Florence as I have been! Check out her blog here and Florence is also on twitter look for @froggieflo

mobile, mobile web, resources, students »

[24 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Just reading the Project View website.  Project View describes itself as digital storytelling and cameraphones for cross-cultural connections.  It is a global on-line project to get people using basic technology to create clips to share their culture with the world.

education, information literacy, mobile, research, students »

[24 Aug 2008 | One Comment | ]

I have been following this debate for the past week or so concerning Sydney’s Presbyterian Ladies College (PLC) where Year 9 (NZ Yr 10) English students have been allowed to “phone a friend” and have access to their mobile phones and mp3 players during assessment work. 

The Australian media has jumped on it and brought it out in to daylight in order to spark some real educational debate.  You can read a few of the articles here, here on the Sydney Morning Herald and the comments about the SMH article here.   

This blog post from PLC teacher has attracted …

devices, mobile »

[7 Apr 2008 | No Comment | ]

Today in the NZ Herald there was an article about recycling your mobile for charity - it doesn’t matter if it works or not.  All you do is drop your phone into Vodafone, Noel Leeming or Bond&Bond.
The phones are taken to Manilla where they are refurbished (creating jobs for unemployed) and then given to people who can use them in the Phillipines.
“The functional mobiles had their covers and batteries replaced by people in the Philippines, which created employment, to make them as good as new before they were given to …