Category Archives: digital

E2 UK Live Event: Help us shape the future of Education Technology this October

Microsoft Education UK is thrilled to host our first ever E² Regional Conference - a dynamic new event for education technology leaders in the UK. Spread over three days, this FREE event will be packed full of great content and activities led by educators and education technology experts. Each day is a specially tailored for specific roles within education, with activities and sessions specifically addressing the needs and aspirations of IT Leads and Multi Academy Trust IT Leaders, School Leaders, and Microsoft Innovative Educators.… Visit the author's original post

E2 UK Live Event: Help us shape the future of Education Technology this October

Microsoft Education UK is thrilled to host our first ever E² Regional Conference - a dynamic new event for education technology leaders in the UK. Spread over three days, this FREE event will be packed full of great content and activities led by educators and education technology experts. Each day is a specially tailored for specific roles within education, with activities and sessions specifically addressing the needs and aspirations of IT Leads and Multi Academy Trust IT Leaders, School Leaders, and Microsoft Innovative Educators.… Visit the author's original post

Building Digital Capacity in Higher Education

Some takeaways for Primary and Post-Primary

Dispelling Myths

Report coverLast week, the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education published its extended roadmap – A Roadmap for Enhancement in a Digital World 2015-2017 – which aims at building digital capacity in Irish higher education.

This is a comprehensive document that places the challenge of developing digital capacity in higher education (HE) across the entire school system. I particularly like the section where myths about digital technology in any education setting, are investigated.… Visit the author's original post

The organisational trinity – Outlook, OneNote and a Surface Pro 3.

There are a few of us already back at work following the Christmas/Summer break and I think most people’s first job for the new year is organising their yearly, monthly and daily calendar. Once upon a time, I had a big A4 “page to a day” diary, a couple of grid ruled “notebooks”, a teacher lesson planning diary and a wall planner. Now I only have Outlook, OneNote, and my trusty Surface Pro 3. In the tea room today, a colleague was complaining that it took so much work to turn emails into appointments in her diary and then she could never find her meeting notes anyway.… Visit the author's original post

The organisational trinity – Outlook, OneNote and a Surface Pro 3.

There are a few of us already back at work following the Christmas/Summer break and I think most people’s first job for the new year is organising their yearly, monthly and daily calendar. Once upon a time, I had a big A4 “page to a day” diary, a couple of grid ruled “notebooks”, a teacher lesson planning diary and a wall planner. Now I only have Outlook, OneNote, and my trusty Surface Pro 3. In the tea room today, a colleague was complaining that it took so much work to turn emails into appointments in her diary and then she could never find her meeting notes anyway.… Visit the author's original post

Transmedia Storytelling

Transmedia

Jason Ohler is an enthusiastic proponent of Digital Storytelling and Literacy. In 2005 Jason spent some time in Cork as part of a program called “Stories of Culture and Place” in association with the University of Alasks’s Geography Program. He helped pupils create stories with original artwork and then edit them into a production using a green screen (Chroma screen) environment. You can read about the process here on Jason’s own website.
Recently I read a quote from Jason about “Transmedia Storytelling”.… Visit the author's original post