Thursday, 31 December 2015

Digital Tools to Speed Up Life

I forgot to mention these important tools earlier in my blog, so I am adding them now. The QR Code App will have to be downloaded. The QR Code is used for many things but for educational purpose, Plickers (see earlier entry) allows each student to have a unique QR code (download and printed).

Hunted: Big Brother Really is Watching

Think you are safe online? Think you can just delete your digital footprint? Or perhaps you think you don't even have one? Big Brother really is watching.

Monday, 28 December 2015

Creating a Positive Digital Literacy Learning Environment

If we are to embed digital literacy, teach digital literacy and go all digital in the education system; then let's have a positive experience for learners and practitioners. But I am concerned about over-digitizing our curriculum.

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Digital Literacy Vocabulary - more words to think about

I should have put these pages in order before posting.  Scroll through, you might find this vocabulary interesting. I did sit a pre-test using the West Tool; and all these words are used. 

Further Information, Asynchronous Tools

Good to know and understand. I noticed this was some vocabulary on a digital literacy assessment - just another good reference.

Synchronous Tools

  More digital tools to use - Have a look at some Synchronous Tools

Digital Literacy: Vocabulary - Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology - lots of fun stuff; but a lot to consider - I wonder where we are headed?

Digital Literacy: Vocabulary - Graphics & Infogrgraphics

      Graphics & Infographics 
I like graphics. I tend to think in pictures and the use of this kind of digital tool interests me; especially if I can incorporate it into storytelling. I see a lot of potential with this. 

Digital Literacy: Vocabulary - Augmented Reality

 Vocabulary: Augmented Reality
Pretty cool stuff. This most certainly is one to play with. There are several YouTube videos which clearly explains how you would set this up and use it in the classroom. Certainly worth exploring; but is it just another digital entertainment-tool-gimmick?

Let's look at some learning support software available on our college website

The learning support software on the computer system at Coleg Llandrillo. All members of staff and students have access to this software - but it's a bit out of date.  What a disappointment. There is so much available that is FREE.  Here's a look at just a few of them:

Application of Knowledge: Digital Literacy Skills Checklist

Knowledge is really about the accumulation of facts and ideas that we acquire through study, research, investigation, observation, or exp...