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As teachers are seeing more and more iPads in education and either using their own devices or being given a teacher iPad or a class set, it is important to realize what the iPad is and what it isn’...
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  via CNN.com Semi-ambidextrous Nicholas Cronquist rebelled against third-grade cursive lessons. "I remember I hated it and I told my teacher I thought it was dumb," he says. Cronquist, now 26...
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Also typing has contributed to the decline of legible handwriting. Calligraphy purists are clasping their heads in despair.

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Useful for the historians...
The Media History Digital Library. Online Access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound.
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This is a nice cllection of guides for fans of Google Drive, etc...
  via Educational Technology and Mobile Learning "The web is going Google" and there is no way you can imagine Internet without Google. From its inception in the last decade of the 20th centur...
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Colour, crowds, light and movement at the Sydney Vivid Festival 2013. A great night had by all.
Colour, crowds and movement at the Sydney Vivid Festival 2013. Lights shows and illuminations light up the city of Sydney, the Opera House & other venues around the harbour.
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An informative little item I wrote about the Southern Cross ages ago and recently updated.
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What do you hear? What do you see? Using this model of technology integration, which one of these programs do you want to be a part of? I even went to the required apps page for GPrep in hopes of finding something there to make me think these might be used for more than just textbook ...
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"I want to share with you this article from the blog of personal development coach Sid Savara. Often Im asked about productivity, and here's something to consider. I never, ever, check email before...
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Digital natives concept is a myth. Only a smattering of my students have a grasp of the bg picture. I have had to teach students aged15 and more how to justify, create tables, etc. many have no sense of design or layout.
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Some of my blog posts and resources regarding the iPad
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Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds live from the best possible perspective... from within the audience, within arm's reach... raw video...
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds live. This is a raw video from the best possible perspective: among the audience, at the front, with Cave, in arm's reach.
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David Bowie live on the BBC in 1971. Some rare tracks in this gig. Plus more recent bands perform covers of his material.
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John Larkin is an educator keen to blend curriculum and education technology. He has a rich experience in the development and application of educational technologies in primary, secondary, tertiary and corporate educational fields. John is presently exploring how cloud computing and the “Internet of Things” can be applied to augment teaching and learning in his own classroom via the use of mobile technologies.
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Sydney - Wollongong - Singapore