Martin Weller’s blog, The Ed Techie, was the first technology blog that I followed and he’s a constant stream of intrestingness. His latest post is really valuable for anyone interested in ed-tech generally, but also open educational models specifically. He has done interviews with a number of OU luminaries (Martin Bean, Grainne Conole, Andrew Law and Simon Buckinham-Shum) on the questions of the benefits of technology for learning and interesting issues around openness.
M’learned colleague at Sheffield South CLC, Catherine Moore has been using her summer profitably. She’s made a short how-to about making stop motion animation. I particularly like the paper clip fish.
Another one for the resource directory…
Are you keen to get away from endless PowerPoints and uninspiring slideshows?
Animoto… has been making waves for some time now. This is a great tool for taking a selection of still images and
Check out Xtranormal.
Sometimes I have to remind myself that I’m actually working when I come across things like this! Once again thanks to The Ed Techie …for drawing it to our attention.
Basically, it’s a 3d animation tool
I hate to blow our own trumpet [cue:sound of trumpet being taken out of its case and given a good polish) but…
One of our first posts… was about a short animation we produced at Sheffield East CLC to explain
We love free stuff at Electric Chalk so Teachers’ TV… occupies a wee niche in our hearts. For those of you in not in the UK or who haven’t come across it, Teachers’ TV is a digital