I care for my mother who has motor neurone disease (MND), also known as ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) which is a progressive, terminal neurological disease that can strike anyone. There is no cure and it kills over 50 % within 2 years of diagnosis.
My aim is to help raise a better awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (ALS).
Should educational bloggers stick to blogging about educational content on their professional educator blogs? Or is it okay to include the occasional random post that shares your personal interests and passions?
As a dilemma I’ve faced myself on this blog I thought others might find my thoughts helpful. Would love to know your thoughts on the topic!
Need to create screencasts of your iPad’s screen to show others how to use an app on their iPad? There is a range of different ways to create screencasts of iPad screens.
Read about the different options and see how I use AirServer to mirror my iPad to my Windows computer to record screencasts.
What is the best way to digitize an old publication so that others can easily read? It isn’t as simple as it sounds! If the text is small you need to include the ability for readers to easily zoom to enlarge text and photos. This post compares sharing using Flickr Slideshows, photos uploaded to my blog and a shared Google Album using the “The Western Mail” Centenary Number publication.
It’s packed full of content that could be used with students and will be helpful for those interested in history.
Want to digitize old glossy photos? It isn’t a simple as taking a picture of the photo using a digital camera due to glare issues. Google solves this with their Photoscan app! Works the same as an image scanner but as an app on your smartphone.
Check out this post to compare pictures of glossy photos taken with a digital camera compare to the Photoscan app and learn how to use the Google Photoscan app.
Blogging isn’t publishing text! It’s about sharing your learning and engaging with readers. It should include a media rich environment to engage readers, create opportunities for interaction, and if you are blogging with students it should encourage students to express their creativity. Check out my 3 ideas for making your blog more engaging to readers.
I have 100’s of old family photos and documents – including many from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. With no one left to remember all their stories I’ve been digitizing them and writing their stories to share with future generations.
Check out this post to learn how I’m digitizing my family history.
We each respond differently to change! While we can’t control how others will respond to being asked to change we can control how we react to their responses.
This is my tips that have helped me over the year when implementing change.
People I meet in person often find what I do unusual because I’m a remote worker who works very flexible hours. So I thought sharing a glimpse of my work life would provide an insight into what life is like as a remote worker and the tools I use to connect with my work colleagues.
Blogging has been both transformational and life-changing for me. As a result of blogging, I’ve changed how I learn, I’ve helped others make a difference in their life and changed my career.
2017 is my 10th Anniversary as blogger and here’s my blogging story (Part II)!