NZ finalist in Edublog Awards!

Congratulations to Allanah King, teacher at Appleby School near Nelson, whose Appleby Showcase Podcast (on Pod-o-matic) has been nominated and is a finalist for the 2007 Edublog Awards- best educational use of audio. Allanah’s Appleby Showcase podcast is an excellent example of the use of this technology to showcase or celebrate the everyday learning and events of the classroom, allowing parents, grandparents, friends etc to keep up with what is happening, providing an authentic audience for students as they share their efforts. Please vote for the Appleby Showcase at I’m sure Allanah would appreciate the support – as would … Continue reading NZ finalist in Edublog Awards!

Podcasts from Scotland

Just browsing the web this morning, searching for some information about Podcasting when I came across a whole heap of podcasts about Learning and Teaching in Scotland on . These podcasts have been created by Learning and Teaching Scotland , an executive non-departmental public body sponsored by the Scottish Executive Education Department to help review, assess and support developments in learning and education, including the use of information and communications technology (ICT). There’s a whole range of podcasts here that I certainly will take some time to come back and listen to – the only one I managed to … Continue reading Podcasts from Scotland