Turns out Photosynth is pretty good at recording large displays that are too big to get on one image.
It does 2 jobs; giving you the ability to administer your Vimeo account on the go, but more importantly, shoot, edit and upload videos just from your mobile. It makes for a great digital storytelling tool.
At school, I spent more time than was healthy trying to create a synth epic a la Vangelis using the music department’s (at the time quite advanced) Roland D20. Unsuccessfully, as it turned out.
The keyboard had cost over £1200,
All I wanted to do here was record the reasons behind going for this device rather than the Nintendo DSi as it might be interesting to look back in 12 months to see what she’s done with it; has she enjoyed it, does she regret not getting the Nintendo, is she getting things from it we didn’t anticipate.
To what extent does the iPod Touch contribute to pedagogical change? On it’s own I’m not sure it does. It’s designed with a different purpose in mind. Having tried one out for a few weeks these are some of my initial thoughts as an aide memoire (and they probably will change over time).