Which describe you?1. I have a ‘smart’ device2. I would have a ‘smart’ device if someone would buy me one3. I’m happy with my ‘dumb’ device4. I have a number of devices with me & they’re all turned on5. I tweet therefore I am6. My PLN is very important to me
Who am I?• I’m NOT technical• I work with teachers & lecturers• I help them achieve great learning with the help of technology• I’m a Gen Y in a Baby Boomer body!
The Tools - well a few of them • Blogs • Microblogging • Social Networking • Sharing These are all FREE!
Blogs• ‘Blog’ - shortened term for ‘Weblog’• Way to easily publish to the Web• Can be public or private• Group blog for sharing ideas• Individual blogs - reﬂection• Collect & publish resources
Microblogging• Share what you are doing in 140 characters• People are using it to share resources, thoughts, ideas...• Closed microblogging service
5 Tips1.No ONE technology is right - mix it up2.Know what you want to achieve3.Ask students where & when they are online4.Start small5.Design great learning experiences - not technological ones http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/suckamc/153361917