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Andrew Moore

Andrew Moore

    Laptop initiative presses the right buttons
    Laptop initiative presses the right buttons
    The details of the teacher laptop initiative are out. The initiative, which was devised by the department of education's innovation in teaching...
    Social networking teens
    Social networking teens
    Recently I got a peek into the world of teenage communication via social networking services and sites. Because of the hard economic times, I...
    Teachers going digital
    Teachers going digital
    Does your school's IT policy state that the institution is committed to creating learners who are proficient and comfortable users of information...
    Copyright in the digital age
    Copyright in the digital age
    As a young history teacher I was guilty of hoarding my stuff. Now that I'm older I consider it a terrible waste. I remember being particularly...
    Excel in Excel
    Excel in Excel
    By this stage of the school year the marks are beginning to come in and the old mark book needs readying for the new data. I know teachers who make...
    Teachers and games
    Teachers and games
    I recently became an addict. Not to alcohol or smoking but to a particular console game, Bioshock. I have looked at computer games on several...
    Zoom in on it
    Zoom in on it
    Last year we looked at TeacherTube and some other teacher tools available on the web. Before we leave this topic, however, I want to introduce you...
    Learning from the web
    Learning from the web
    This month I review a number of web tools for teachers, websites made for teachers and often by teachers to help other teachers. Some offer...
    Making the most of change
    Making the most of change
    One advantage of information gleaned from the internet over that available in school resource centres or libraries is the currency of the data....
    Teaching with podcasts
    Teaching with podcasts
    MP3 players are becoming ubiquitous. Even the latest cellphones are being promoted on billboards around the country as multimedia centres that...
    Education resources for all
    Education resources for all
    Have you ever wondered why the government doesn't just produce a generic set of teaching resources for each subject and share it with us?
    From learner to blogger
    From learner to blogger
    Blogs, blogs, blogs! The term has been getting a lot of attention lately. Everywhere you go people try to get you to look at their blog. I must...