Sean David Gledhill

129 Flips | 6 Magazines | 3 Likes | 2 Followers | @seangledhill | Learning Technologist at Leeds University, live music video enthusiast and founder of stop-start-stop-start hobby blog http://anthologiesleeds.net 

First Aid Kit: Ruins review – gleaming harmonic shapes

(Columbia)<p>Sweden’s First Aid Kit have always been a bittersweet pleasure. When they first emerged in 2008, the Söderberg sisters’ poised campfire harmonies ached in inverse proportion to their tender years (18 and 15). Their third album, <i>Stay Gold</i>, successfully sold the Swedes’ folk-pop back to the …

Breakups

EduTech: The best camera calculator apps for iPhone and iPad

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.</i><p>In …

Apps

12 Amazing Isolated Vocal Tracks

If you’ve ever wondered what your favorite singer’s voice sounds like in its purest form, the musical sub-genre of isolated vocal tracks can offer a …

Music

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

Squatters turn oligarch's empty London property into homeless shelter

Vast £15m home bought by Russian Andrey Goncharenko, who wants to add a pool and leisure centre, is housing about 25 people<p>A veteran group of squatters has occupied an empty £15m central London property purchased by a Russian oligarch in 2014 and opened it as a homeless shelter.<p>The extensive, …

Huey Morgan: ‘If you gotta rescue a dancefloor you should get another job’

BBC 6 Music’s Fun Lovin’ Criminal empties his psychic record bag

Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, Fiona Apple and more – this week's anti-Trump songs reviewed

Ahead of the presidential inauguration, musicians piled in to set their thoughts to music. Here are five of the most notable<p>All proceeds go to the American Civil Liberties Union, and the message on their website reads: “It’s never been more important that we stick together and take care of each …

‘It was one man and his dog’ – the day 3,036 watched a Premier League match | Paul MacInnes

Wimbledon’s home game against Everton on this day in 1993 garnered the lowest attendance in Premier League history – but those who were there saw a game to remember<p>They used to say of the 1960s that if you could remember them, you weren’t there. The same principle also applies to Wimbledon’s home …

Life After Dark: A History of British Nightclubs and Music Venues review – dizzying dancefloor days

Dave Haslam’s rousing tribute to Britain’s club culture and its place within the nation’s psyche<p>For me, it was a dark room in Swansea, white clouds misting the air from cheap fags and a smoke machine. The carpet was alcopop-sticky, the dance floor reeking of White Musk, body odour and vomit. But …

Dutch Uncles shimmer in style with new track ‘Oh Yeah’

<b>Grooving back into frame, Dutch Uncles have revealed a stellar new one in the form of pop-slicer ‘Oh Yeah’</b><p>Immediately bringing to mind the sights of …

Bass Guitar

Father John Misty unveils theatrical new single “Pure Comedy”, new album coming April

The track arrives with a new video by Matthew Daniel Siskin - "and everyone in America", apparently - with animated, Quentin Blake-meets-Ralph …

New Albums

The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy

<b>The Padagogy Wheel – It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy</b><p><b>by Allan Carrington, TeachThought PD Workshop Facilitator</b><p><i>*Visit TeachThought</i> …

Pedagogy

Apple iPad Pro Long-Term Review: Here's How I Replaced My Laptop

A bit over one year ago I published my review of the 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro. At the time I said that I believed the iPad has changed my life, and that it was rapidly replacing my laptop. Because this was controversial I wanted to revisit it after living with the iPad as a serious day-to-day …

IPad Pro

iPad Pro: Everything We Know

What's Next for the iPad Pro<p>Design and Components<p>Apple is rumored to be working on a new high-end 2018 iPad Pro that is said to adopt many design elements from the iPhone X. The device will feature slimmer edges, a faster processor, a custom Apple-built GPU, and a TrueDepth camera with support for …

IPad Pro

Musical highlights of 2017: Peter Hook, Ellie Rowsell, Shirley Collins and more share their tips

Pop and rock,Music,Culture,Indie,Wolf Alice,Peter Hook,Sleaford Mods,Blondie,Folk music,Nelly Furtado,New Order,Hip-hop,Underworld<p>From next-generation morris dancers to a psyche-pop comeback and Toronto’s rising urban music scene, artists share their top picks on the musical calendar

Blondie

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

Screencasting<p>A popular software category for flipped learning is screencasting tools. These allow the teacher to record whatever is on her screen …

Why won’t the VLE die?

Ever since the inception of the VLE it feels like we have been asking ourselves this question. We await the next generation, the technology that will …

6 Powerful TED Talks to Inspire Instructional Designers

Linnaea MarvellPosted: November 11, 2016<p>If we want to be truly great educators, then every once in awhile we should step off the cliff, abandon our …

TED Talks

Moocs to earn degree credits for first time in UK at two universities

Students will be able to use Moocs – massive open online courses – to gain accreditation towards final qualification<p>Two major UK universities are to offer massive open online courses – or Moocs – which for the first time will earn credits that count towards a final degree, it has been announced.<p>In …

‘Nobody lies about their dad’ – writers and rock stars reflect on their fathers

Julie Burchill worshipped hers. Leonard Cohen’s son Adam finds his hilarious. In an extract from a new book, My Old Man, they share stories of their unique father-child relationships, alongside Dorian Lynskey and Cornershop’s Tjinder Singh<p>I devised My Old Man to pose a simple question: if you were …

Celebrity Gossip

Adele's £90m contract – warnings from previous megadeals from REM to Robbie

Adele is set to score a £90m payday with Sony – putting her in the same league as the likes of Robbie Williams and Mariah Carey. But do deals like this ever pay off for the labels?<p>Adele – rumour has it! – is the proud owner of a new £90m deal with Sony – which, if true, would make it the most …

iPad Pro 9.7 inch, review: All the power of Apple's top tablet, but smaller and more affordable

Last November Apple launched a big-screen iPad. The improved features across the board, compatibility with the super-precise Pencil and a …

Green Screen Pro for Mac Adds Motion Graphics Animations for iMovie or Final Cut Pro

- Jan 28, 2016<p>Users of Final Cut Pro or iMovie who are looking for an easy way to add motion graphics animations to their videos should take a look …

Apple acquires education technology startup LearnSprout, as Apple pushes new education features for iOS 9.3

Apple has acquired education technology startup LearnSprout for an undisclosed sum, via Bloomberg. LearnSprout’s software lets teachers track student progress and test scores, organize class achievement targets and more school-oriented features. The acquisition follows Apple’s announcement of iOS …

Education Technology

The day Zhao Wei disappeared: how a young law graduate was caught in China's human rights dragnet

Photograph: Adam Dean for the Guardian<p>Zheng Ruixia, mother of Zhao Wei, who has been detained since 10 July 2015 in the recent crackdown on human rights lawyers in China.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/525a08a304b2cb12764ca2e7b9df67a3a4fbe2d4/0_193_3600_2160/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: None<p>Zhao Wei, …

8 Apps to turn your iPad into an Interactive Whiteboard

While I am a big fan of the Interactive Whiteboard, they can often to lead to situations where the teacher is firmly stuck at the front of the class …

iPads in the Classroom: from consumption to creation - Tom Daccord #iPadEdSummitZA

I was extremely fortunate to be invited to attend the first South African iPad Summit this week at The Forum in Bryanston.<p>Core Group invited three …