Monthly Archives: March 2016

49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child

I work in childcare and in OSHC, and found this article to be very informative. I have some strategies of my own, but I am always on the lookout for more. Source: 49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child Advertisements

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A day without digital Technology

Originally posted on Learn, Create & Share:
To be honest, I say bring back the day we did not have ICT. Call me old school, but the human race seemed to do OK without the digital resources we have now.…

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How busy was your day?

I am currently chipping my way through the books for Week 2, and came across a link to this article by Josh James entitled “Data Never Sleeps“. About 4 years ago Mr James and his team decided to record exactly … Continue reading

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The “Best learning experience” I have ever designed….

So. I am getting into Module 2, and I get to the first Blog Post Suggestion, and it says “By this stage you will have designed a range of learning experiences (activities, lessons, units etc.) in your studies, Professional Experience, … Continue reading

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Copyright and GIFs

In this morning’s lecture, David talked a lot about the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT,  in terms of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.In particular David discussed how we could possibly, unknowingly, violate copyright laws, and he touched … Continue reading

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How kid-safe is Kiddle?

There have been many posts lately regarding a “new” search engine for children, powered by Google safe search, and cutely named Kiddle. Mrclancy and MissAshleysBlog have both made reference to it in recent posts, so I thought I would check … Continue reading

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Request for help…

  This ICT and Pedagogy unit that I have elected to do this semester is as interesting and addictive as it is utterly frustrating. I have two pages (? are they pages?) on my blog, one called “Home” and one … Continue reading

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I am a Twittee!

I just made that word up. I have joined Twitter – seriously, never say never. I always SWORE I would never be one of THOSE people with a Twitter account, but now not only do I have one I am … Continue reading

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Converting XPS to PDF!!

As an online student I do a lot of work for uni on the ol’ iPad, which sees me converting and downloading a lot of files as PDF. However, every now and then my laptop will not “print” what I … Continue reading

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