Author: @cdsmythe

app: Instagram

1 Minute Introduction to Instagram Instagram is an app you use to share photos and short videos with your Followers. You can Follow other Instagram users (people or organisations) and view their images and videos. You can Like, Comment on images and tag your followers in image comments. Introductory video Instagram Beginners (5:30) My Use of Instagram I’ve been using Instagram since it came out. I like that its all about Images. No posts about “what am I thinking” just posts from friends and others I follow which are Images or short Videos. Picture it as a visual Twitter. Where Twitter is a...

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2016 NMC Horizon Report K-12 Schools

It’s here! Each year educational technology leaders and teachers eagerly await the release of the latest “Horizon Report”, published by New Media Consortium (NMC). It highlights key technologies which we can expect to see more of in the short, medium and long-term in schools, it is literally a “what’s on the horizon” with learning technologies.

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5 Cool VR apps for Google Cardboard

You’ve heard of VR right?  Virtual reality – the experience (at the moment) of viewing a movie which is presented through a headset in a way that you can look around as though you are in the setting.  With headphones and sound you can start getting tricked that it’s more real than it is….. Google Cardboard is a low cost, cheap as kitset you can buy which enables you to use your smartphone and some folded up cardboard to create a VR Headset, download some VR apps, and get into some virtual reality. I picked up some cardboard headsets...

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app: OneNote

OneNote is a fantastic notetaking tool included in Microsoft Office and now available on your web browser or as a mobile app for android and iOS.

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