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How to Blog an image from Flickr

How to Blog an image from Flickr

How to Blog from Flickr, originally uploaded by Sue Waters. Adding images to posts can be time consuming. A quick option is to blog directly from Flickr. Not only can you quickly write the post but it also adds a image attribution To blog directly from Flickr you first need to configure your external blog with your Flickr account (which you do here. Alternatively click on the drop drown arrow on You and choose your Account , Click on the…

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Cool Tips For Holiday Photos And Videos

Cool Tips For Holiday Photos And Videos

Yep! I’m back from my vacation without with limited Internet access and know that you would like to hear what we got up to (well maybe not but I’m going to share anyway ). But first let me share some cool tips I’ve learnt while getting ready to write about my vacation — I’ll tell you about our holiday adventures in my next post. Image Hack David Warlick demonstrated a really cool image hack that I’ve wanted to try. If…

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Can The Passion Quilt Meme Be Brought Together?

Can The Passion Quilt Meme Be Brought Together?

Love or hate memes, you have to admire the viral nature of an effective meme. The term meme was originally coined by Richard Dawkins in his 1976 book “The Selfish Gene”; it refers to “A unit of cultural information, such as a cultural practice or idea, that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action from one mind to another”. Blogging memes normally involve a series of questions that a blogger answers and passes onto other blogs by tagging other bloggers…

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Flickr, Picasa and loving your photos!

Flickr, Picasa and loving your photos!

This is a joint post between Chris Betcher and myself on Flickr and Picasa, and has been cross posted on each of our blogs. Please note that we had written different sections and apologies but “I” may mean Chris or me (Sue). Let’s start with Chris’s section and background on the post’s origin After spending some time yesterday migrating Linda’s (Chris’s girlfriend) entire photo collection (well, most of it… did I mention that regular backup is very important?) into Google’s…

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Getting More Out Of Flickr

Getting More Out Of Flickr

Flickr was a Web 2.0 tool that initially did not grab me because I didn’t get the idea of sharing photos online. Now I can’t live without Flickr, and it offers so much, that it is definitely worth taking the time to learn how to use more effectively. If you are new to Flickr I strongly recommend that you check out Josh Lowensohn’s Newbie’s Guide to Flickr and Alan Levine’s What we can do with Flickr (especially the links below…

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Quick And Easy Ways To Get More Out Of Images

Quick And Easy Ways To Get More Out Of Images

Sarah Stewart (Sarah’s Musings) commented on my These Are My Favourite Tools! What Are Yours? post that as a result of my posts on presentation skills she has discovered FlickR and have started using the images on blog and in presentations but she is finding it time consuming finding images. What she would like is advice on quick and easy ways of finding images that you are allowed to use. So here are some of my suggestions: Search for images…

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These Are My Favourite Tools! What Are Yours?

These Are My Favourite Tools! What Are Yours?

Vicki Davis (Cool Cat Teacher Blog) did an absolutely amazing post titled Best of the Web: My Most Useful Tools where she shares her most useful websites/tools with her readers — READ IT — I found gems in her post that I had not tried [image by marie-ll] Vicki also encourages us all to take the time to share our most useful tools because we should be welcoming people new to using the Internet by sharing our tools — so…

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Getting The Ning Thing? Got It? Or Over It?

Getting The Ning Thing? Got It? Or Over It?

Yesterday’s post Ninging? Blogging? How Do We Best Support Needs Of Educators When Doing Professional Development? added more thoughts and voices to blogging vs ning. Thanks everyone for your comments — I suggest you check out their feedback. And once again I would like to thank both Graham and Clay for inspiring this conversation! And I have decided to follow up this post with reflecting on reasons why we are getting, got it or are over Ning as a result…

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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

Darren at Drape’s Take did an excellent post today on Why Every Teacher Should Have A Google Account. This is a list of basic tools that I recommend to lecturers: Bookmarking Definitely a bookmarking site is a must. It is so great to be able to bookmark a website online that you can then view from any computer. I just love the fact that where ever I am I can go yes I remember reading an article on a particular…

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Flickr…ing – the light switches on

Flickr…ing – the light switches on

When I go to professional development (PD) it is really important to promote the “What’s in it for me” factor with me – if this does not happen it is really hard to get me to want to engage with what ever it is I am being shown. Flickr is a classic example of this – while many of my friends are into using Flickr as a photosharing service and it had been demonstrated in a PD session – it…

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