Are UMPCs Going to Convert Courses from Paper Based to Digital?

This week I will be doing a series of posts on the use of mobile technology in education. So being the first post – I decided to start off with probably the most thought provoking… the Ultra-Mobile PC (commonly termed UMPC)… and show you a school in the UK that has set up a wireless…

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Meet Our Blogging Participants

The last 11 days of our Chocolate Challenge for the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog have been fantastic, busy and I have not had a proper opportunity to introduce the other blogging participants. While I can not do justice to all the great things I have gained from working with these bloggers I…

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31 Days to Build a Better Blog–Days 7-10

We are now 11 days into 31 Days to Build a Better Blog and have all been working hard. Check out Darren’s 31 Day project page for the daily tasks we have to complete. Participating in the project has caused me to reflect on the following: Confused about which blog site to use? Is Twittering…

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How keep track of new comments on other bloggers’ posts

Frustrated because you like to read new comments on other bloggers’ posts when you have added a comment and find it time consuming to keep going back to the post to see if there is new comment? Well – you don’t need to! Thankfully Cammie helped me out by telling me about Co-mment. Here is…

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SlideShare Needs Our Support — Lets Help Them Out

Do you use SlideShare? Please keep reading they need our HELP! And we do OWE them for the great service they provide! If you don’t check out the embedded SlideShare presentation below as it will tell you why you should use it! Yes I know it is not Presentation 2.0. [slideshare id=37167&doc=how-to-share-a-powerpoint-presentation-using-slideshare-27410&w=425] Where is the…

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How Our Readers Can Win Chocolate in 31 Days Challenge!

Our readers have been letting us know that our posts on the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog Chocolate Challenge have also helped them. So Frances and I decided that it was not fair that only blogging participants could win a kilo of chocolate – we know that not everyone has the time at…

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Is Twitter shifting blogging to a new phase?

1. twittervision, 2. Twitter Meta Moo! too far?, 3. Twitter via Blackberry, 4. Twitter Firefox Search Extension While going through my comments history of my blog to select old time readers for Day 6: Email an old Timer reader of the Blogging Challenge I realised that social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook are shifting…

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Confused about which site to use for your blog?

If you have been struggling to decide which site you should use to host your blog I recommend you check out Edublogs. Edublogs has always been good, but since it turned 2 years old it became great! How do I know? Here some of the reasons for why I can say Edublogs is great: I…

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Blogging Challenge – Day 5: Conduct an About Page Audit

Darren’s task for Day 5 is to Conduct an About Page Audit. His rationale is new readers use your about page to find out more about you and your blog. They will often use the information on this page to decide if it is worth subscribing to your blog. This is a key conversion page…

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