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Daniel Stucke

Child's Play - Medium.com as a platform for writing in schools

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I’ve written a post on Medium.com exploring the idea of using it in school as a blogging/writing platform. Medium is a very slick new place for writing online brought to us by Ev Williams and team (creators of Blogger and Twitter). Head over there to see the article and explore Medium, I think you’ll like it.


Child's Play - Medium.com as a platform for writing in schools

Daniel Stucke

Some reading...

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Like the good old days of ‘edu-blogging’ Lisa Nielsen has compiled 20 great blogs to read. Go add them to your good old fashioned rss reader and enjoy!


Some reading...

Daniel Stucke

kottke.org: Turn your Twitter stream into your friends' linkblog

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jkottke:

A few weeks ago, Twitter added an option to search the tweets of only the people you follow. This is useful for several different reasons (try searching for [recent pop culture key phrase] to see what I mean) but for those who use Twitter primarily to find cool links to read/watch, it’s an…

This is really handy, now if anyone can tell me how to turn that search into an RSS feed so that I can pull all my friends tweets with links into a feed reader I’d be eternally grateful.


kottke.org: Turn your Twitter stream into your friends' linkblog

Daniel Stucke

BYOD and 1:1 are not the same

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Ryan Bretag nails some thoughts I’ve had recently on Bring Your Own Device as an IT provision in schools. It’s nice to have, and common sense in this day and age to allow learners to use their own devices in your classrooms and on your networks. But it’s no replacement or real alternative to running a 1:1 environment.


BYOD and 1:1 are not the same

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Daniel Stucke

Learn To Code

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Code Academy have set up Code Year. A lesson a week that over the course of the year will teach you how to code.

Slate suggest each lesson will run to about 5 hours. Which is a hefty commitment. But I’ve signed up and will be encouraging learners at school to do the same. With our big push on Computing and the future ICT curriculum changes on the horizon, it’s about time I can walk the talk!


Learn To Code