Michael Swann

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“Technology is not what makes learning awesome, it is what the teacher does to push students’ thinking” @alicekeeler #ISTELadiesRoadTrip https://t.co/Yiy8jkPlLe

Supporting students with dyslexia: tips, tricks and tech for teachers

1.2 million children in the UK have dyslexia, a print disability where students have difficulty reading and interpreting meaning. For them, though words are visible, they may swim or dance on the page and this can seriously affect their studies and performance. But with the right support from their …

The 3 Biggest Lies You’re Told About Photography

Dear friend,<p>Here are some lies that were spoon-fed me in photography, and I will debunk them for you:<p>LIE #1: The more megapixels, the better<p>The first …

Which Sony a9 Feature Will Make Pros Switch?

Sony’s recently announced full-frame flagship a9 is a game changer for mirrorless systems. Designed to compete directly against the Canon EOS 1D X …

10 Steps to Get Started with Street Photography

Getting the best candid street shots possible requires a good creative eye, the right equipment, an understanding of how your camera works, and …

Landscape Photography

The ethics of Photojournalism

From time to time when I read about Street Photography, or during discussions with other photographers I get to hear that Street Photographers …

Leica Manual

Dear friends,<p>I just made a new free PDF ebook: “<b>Leica Manual</b>” — a culmination of everything I’ve learned shooting with a …

How Not to Give a Fuck What Others Think of Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>I’m the first to admit that in the past, I gave far too many fudge ice cream cones what others thought of me, my photography, and my …

Flip your classroom using G Suite for Education

One popular current trend in education is the concept of the flipped classroom. The flipped classroom can be defined as:<p>… a pedagogical model in …

Education Technology

Using Google Voice With Student Writing Projects

My computer is chiming again as I write this. I have an incoming call on my Google Voice number, but I'm not answering it. I want it to go straight …

Google Voice

7 ideas for student reflection #edtech #edchat #education #elearning @4OClockFaculty https://t.co/qzeoozZc3w

7 NEW Ideas For Teaching ESL: Poster

<b>This 3rd part of ESL ideas (view other parts of the series here: part 1, part 2) features 7 more quick but powerful tips.</b> <b>Some of them will will</b> …

The Science of Storytelling #edtech #edchat #education #storytelling #elearning @LeoWid @lifehacker @rebezuniga https://t.co/TIf1qsUlos

53 Ways to Check for Understanding 🤔💡✔️ (by @edutopia) #edchat #education #sunchat #elearning #edtech #engchat https://t.co/NvvWaAkAKa

50+ Free Tech Tools For Your Classroom

It’s not always easy to find the confidence to try new things and integrate 21st-century applications in the classroom. We are here to give you the …

6 Must-Have Creation Tools for the BYOD Classroom

The following list is designed as a starter guide for teachers looking to turn their students into creators. My advice is to choose one tool that …

New #sketchnote: 10 Things Teachers Want for Professional Development

Making a to-do list that does the business

The humble list can be a powerful organisation tool – if you can keep it under control. Juliet Landau-Pope explains how to cut the clutter<p>Forget gadgets and gizmos, if there was a competition for the most useful organisational tool for small businesses, I’d nominate the simple to-do list. They help …

Business Development

Over half of world's primates on brink of extinction: experts

More than half the world's primates, including apes, lemurs and monkeys, are facing extinction, international experts warned Tuesday, as they called …

Bataclan Concertgoers Describe Horror of Terrorist Attack

<i>As the tragic scope and breadth of the Paris terrorist attacks continues to unfurl, attendees of Eagles of Death Metal’s show at concert venue</i> …

Photos From the Paris Attacks

On Friday night, attacks across Paris killed at least 120 people and injured about 200 more. At least eight attackers reportedly shot people in several restaurants and cafes, set off explosions near the Stade de France stadium, and took hostages at the Bataclan concert hall, which was later stormed …

Paris Under Siege: Pictures

Scottish Football