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Doug Woods on “Good Teachers Don’t Need Technology”

Doug Woods (ICT in Schools) has blogged about why he thinks that it’s inappropriate the say that “good teachers don’t need technology” and he goes into some details here: I’ve tried to post a comment on his blog, but so far it didn’t appear there, so I’d like to use my blog to publish my […]

3 June 2010 at 14:21 - Comments

Online Writing Tool: Spellchecker for Luxembourgish

Thanks to Michèle Klecker I’ve just discovered an interesting Online Writing Tool, that allows you to check the spelling of text written in Luxembourgish. Even though the authors of this tool claim that it’s not meant to be a learning tool, I do think that it is a tool for learning, learning to write, learning to […]

1 December 2009 at 13:12 - Comments
Michel Weimerskirch at 14:01 on 1 December 2009
Thank you for your interest in Spell checkers should (generally speaking) not be used as a *standalone* tool for…
Bob Reuter at 14:44 on 1 December 2009
Michel, I do think that NO TOOL WHATSOEVER should be used as a standalone tool for learning anything... :-) Thank…

Using a Visual Metaphor to Illustrate the BScE1 Internship

I’ve been thinking about using a set of visually rich illustrations to graphically represent a metaphor of the requirements we ask our BScE1 students to fulfill (BScE1 = 1 Semester of the Bachelor in Educational Sciences study program). We actually want them to develop into “reflective practitioners” combining two different (maybe even seemingly incompatible) developmental […]

15 October 2009 at 21:50 - Comments
bob.reuter at 21:55 on 15 October 2009
Don't ask me why we called this Mission Pinguiiiin... That's the name one of my classes gave itself, for reasons…
bob.reuter at 21:58 on 15 October 2009
I simply found that these cute little birds would perfectly fit into the “learning to swim” scenario… and since the…

Google Tech Talk by Mitchel Resnick: Sowing the Seeds for a more Creative Society I love the first slide, where Mitchel Resnick presents three words and asks his audience to play the “odd one out” game with him. The words are: Television, Computer, Paintbrush. Which word would you choose? This is a pretty simple, but very effective tool to make a quick diagnosis of your perspective on technology […]

22 July 2009 at 09:53 - Comments
bob at 11:01 on 22 July 2009
Wow, I didn't know that a German guy named Froebel INVENTED Kindergarten... For more information:
bob at 11:50 on 22 July 2009

Pixton™ – Comic Strip Creator – Make Your Own Web Comics Online

via This is so cool! Online Comic Creation… and it’s free! Check this out! Posted via web from the material mind

2 July 2009 at 07:40 - Comments

TEDTalk: Life Lessons through Tinkering

Check out this episode of TEDTalks (video) at Gever Tulley teaches life lessons through tinkering – Gever Tulley (2009) – LINK

1 July 2009 at 20:54 - Comments