Raising Awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (MND / ALS)

When a doctor first suggested that my mother probably had Motor Neurone Disease (MND), also known as ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), I told him to remove it from the list.

But life doesn’t work like that. And MND (ALS) is a cruel, progressive, terminal neurological disease that can strike anyone. MND has no cure or treatment, and it kills over 50 % within 2 years of diagnosis.

My goal is to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (ALS) to make others understand why donating to MND/ALS associations is important.

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The Edublogs Awards Finalists Announced…Your Opportunity To Discover New Educational Blogs and Resources

WOW…I am very blown away honoured to learn that Mobile Technology in TAFE blog is a finalist in the 2007 Edublog Awards in three separate categories: Best Individual Blog; Best New Blog and Best Ed Tech Support blog. Thanks to my readers for nominating my blog for the awards. The winners will be announced at…

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Farewell, CogDog. We know you’ll be back. Though you’re a dog you don’t scare us at all!

It is official Alan Levine has left our shores and arrived safely back home in America. After an amazing 18 day “whirl-wind” Australian Cross Country Tour where he was in a different city almost every night I am left wondering, after enjoying reading his daily adventures – does this mean there will be a vaccuum…

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Forget The Gossip! What Did You Learn?

After 4 days of workshops (mLearn 2007 conference and Alan Levine’s workshop) I was struggling to stay awake by the end of the day on Friday. But rather than sneak in a nanny nap in the afternoon (concerned it would effect my ability to go to sleep that night) I struggled on with the plan…

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Smart Conference Sharing With Your Readers! How To Do It And Survive!

Decided to give myself another title to add to “Most Disorganised Traveler of the Year Award!” and “Crazy Mutlitasker” — “Smart Conference Sharing To Your Readers!” [image by sridgway] Before I came to the conference I debated how to share the information from mLearn 2007 conference with my readers, without overloading them! My concerns were…

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So, yer in Melbourne? Dinner? Want to Join Us?

Well I had wanted to catch up with James Farmer (Edublogs founder) when I came to Melbourne but did not want to bug him as he is SO BUSY. So was incredibly pleased when he found out that I was here and sent me an email asking me if I wanted to catch up. Knowing…

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Exploring Ports, Libraries and Chocolate! What a Day!

MMMmm not sure what I can say? DON’T trust Google weather predictions? Melbourne is known for being a lot colder than Perth and I was told to pack my warm gear even though it is spring. Melbourne weather on Google for the week did look like it was going to be colder and wet later…

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Help Required For Most Disorganised Traveler of The Year!

Lets admit it…I am a bit concerned! Tomorrow I am leaving for Melbourne to attend the Mlearn 2007 conference and we all know that unfortunately I am a TAD absent minded when traveling. So shocking that I deserve the “Most Disorganised Traveler of the Year Award!” (Mlearn conference is all about the mobile technologies and…

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Busy! Been Neglecting YOU! SORRY

Well I know some of my readers are feeling pleased that I am busy at the moment — so they can catch up with reading my blog but my apologies to those waiting for me to finish my post series on the use of Web 2.0 with students! I will continue soon! But I’ve been…

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I’m Feeling Like Crap! Please Help Me Out!!!

This week I am writing a series on posts on the use of Web 2.0 with students and so far I have not talked about any Web 2.0 tool instead I have covered: the Fact or Fiction? You Tell Me of our digital natives; reasons why our students might say This Is CRAP!!! when we…

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