Tag Archives: social networking

Delivering The New Primary Computing Curriculum.

If school-based, traditional literacies have not changed, then the children of this new century certainly have. They are initiating, appropriating, and establishing changes to literacy practice in a fast and furious manner. These changes, using the groundbreaking and rapidly developing … 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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Music sharing, learning, education

More and more teachers are realising that social networking software has the potential to support childrens’ learning. I am at last seeing blogs being used in primary classrooms, together with applications like Googlemaps, Google Earth and Flickr. However, the use … 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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