Category Archives: Networking

Digital Literacy in the Primary School – Blogs, wikis and social bookmarking

Computing also ensures that pupils become digitally literate, able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through, information and communication technology at a level suitable for the future workplace and as active participants in a digital world. Computing … Continue reading

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Using wikis as learning tools

Monty Paul, 2009. (Updated October 2011) The social Web is characterised by the richness of interpersonal experience users enjoy when they use its tools and services. It is this shift in emphasis and a repurposing of the ‘old’ Web spaces … Continue reading

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Social Bookmarking

Social bookmarking sites provide a secure online environment for saving and managing web pages and other teaching and learning resources.  Saved pages are typically tagged by personally created metadata, which provides an easy way to identify and share them with … Continue reading

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Using social software in the classroom

Social software consists of web based applications which are generally free. They include blogs, wikis, bookmarking, photo and video sharing, social networking, microblogging, photo editing, mapping and poster making applications. This posts lists and describes some of these applications, providing … Continue reading

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