Nigel Lane

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Blendspace - What have I been doing??

Blendspace is a service I first heard about from Damien Quinn (@seomraranga) when it was called Edcanvas. I thought it looked really good at the time …

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Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Flipping Your Classroom #edchat – Learning and Innovation

<b>DO</b><p>Produce material for YOUR students to engage them outside the classroom. Generic content works as a starting point but students have greater faith …

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<b>Determining Whether You’re Ready</b><p>There’s no point in purchasing iPads if you don’t have the technical infrastructure to manage and deploy them. …

QR Codes in The Classroom- Awesome Guide for Teachers

QR codes are gaining momentum in education as learning tools because of many considerations most important of them all are :<p>Their easy …

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WordWeb Dictionary app review: one dictionary app with a wealth of online resources

Introduction<p>As a writer I always have a dictionary and a thesaurus with me whether it's a review or a screenplay I'm working on. I usually have two …

ABC Learn to read app review: give your kids the tools they need

Introduction<p>If you want to empower your small kids and help them with learning then one of the best things you can do is teach them to read. This is …

The Rise of EdTech

The one-size-fits-all approach to education has never been more outdated or irrelevant. Now thanks to the transformative effects of technology, learning has become something that can be tailored and personalized to suit individual students’ unique learning needs.<p>Today’s learners, from primary …

Four Approaches to Getting Content OFF Elementary Students' iPads - No Email, No Problem, Part 2

<i>This is a guest post from Beth Holland at EdTechTeacher.org which has been an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers for the last year.</i><p>As I wrote …

Two Handy Ways to Print Posters and Infographics for your Class

Upload an image from your computer and choose how many sheets wide you would like your poster to be once printed. Once you're happy with your …

Education & Tech: News for Educators

Vocab Junkie – 800 Vocabulary Flashcards for Your iPad

Vocab Junkie is an iPad app from Brainscape. I learned about Brainscape early this week on Larry Ferlazzo’s excellent blog. Vocab Junkie features …

Video Of The Week #7 - Learning STEM Skills by Designing Video Games Here’s another excellent video from Edutopia. Designing games is something that children and teenagers have huge interest in, I...

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ICT in Education Conference 2013 and CESImeet

Head over to the LIT website to register for these excellent events taking place this Friday & Saturday, 10th & 11th May. The Friday night CESImeet …

[ Gone Free ] HT Recorder: A popular recording app that is great for recording lectures and business meetings

[ Gone Free ] HT Recorder: A popular recording app that is great for recording lectures and business meetings<p><b>HT Recorder for iPad</b> <i><br>(4.5 stars with 141</i> …

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7 Digital Ways to End the School Year

If you've been swearing all year to get students online using some amazing <b>digital</b> tools, I have some ideas for you. These seven projects will be so …

Education Technology

Digital Literacy: Find Free (and Legal) Images for Your Classroom

The Internet has made a myriad of material readily available to a vast audience. Along with these seemingly infinite resources has come a lot of …

Three Pointer Tuesday: Subscribe to 3 of my Twitter Lists!

Lists are a great way to organise your followed streams on Twitter. I’ve posted about this before, so here’s a quick reminder about my three …

14 Educational Websites Students Will Want to Visit

The most popular website at my school, hands down, is <b>Minecraft</b>. Even 1st graders love it (I'm amazed parents let six-year-olds use this sometimes …

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A Wonderful Guide on Going Paperless

" Paperless " is a great guide for those of you who are planning to go paperless. Well eventually all of us will go paperless in a certain point of …