Monthly Archives: December 2008

Children writing history…

Information and communications technologies provide imaginative teachers with the opportunity to revolutionise the learning and teaching of history by enabling children to become real historians in their own right. I have already looked at children collecting and querying graveyard data … Continue reading

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ICT as a tool for facilitating graveyard research

I looked at the various ways in which ICT can support children’s learning of history this week. This paper describes one of several ventures in a graveyard research project I ran while teaching in the Albany area of South Africa’s … Continue reading

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Constructivism. Putting the social into e-learning

There is no one true reality – rather, individual interpretations of the world. These are shaped by our experience and our social interactions. Learning is a process of adapting to and organising one’s quantitative world, rather than discovering pre-existing ideas … Continue reading

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Microblogging

The popularity of micro-blogging is increasing rapidly, with a  stream of applications being launched on a regular basis. Twitter and Plurk are probably the most popular microblogs. Micro-bloggers are limited to using 140 characters, so it is a little like … Continue reading

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