The Interface Layer project passed several milestones in the last week. The Cross Origin Resource Sharing issue mentioned in last post has been resolved (SSL certificate). This might have been posted sooner, […]
I have been working on an educational tool. At the heart of this project is… The Browser Extension: Often, when teachers assign course content on the Internet, students surf the web […]
Tattypoo conjures something NEW* The vastness of information on the Internet is undeniable, and learning management systems deliver powerful tools for educators. But… Should students have to navigate both? In […]
Image by eltpics / (CC BY-NC 2.0) Assigned a lesson on the Internet, a student is often left on her own to surf the web. This is not all bad. […]
Who solves the challenge of interoperability when educators are given a particular set of tools with which to work? For example, one teacher imagines: “a tool that would auto math/convert/input grades from […]
Update: Music videos for primary learners completed, preview here I have recently learned about a small non-profit that is working to deliver ICT support to rural educators in Nepal. Nepali educators learning about the […]
Early next year, a group of Monash University students will enter the virtual world of SecondLife™. There, they will visit a restaurant, an airport, a medical clinic and a train station; they will be required to buy tickets, read a public transit schedule, and complete many other tasks during their lessons.
Where we go with this new compass we have been given is up to us. What we do with the full region granted for this demonstration follows from our own interpretation of those same standards.
A smaller, bite-size version of the Basic Skills Gauntlet was wedged into the 576 square meter poster plot at the conference. The configuration and components were chosen by selecting several modules that are in working order.
What if New Users could play a game right after orientation…a game that requires the use of various controls and client-viewer features? Such an activity—a kind of newbie obstacle course—could reinforce basic skills such as ctrl-alt-camming and object inspection.