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#536 Can’t take your students on a field trip? Bring the field trip to them

Google VR tours is a really easy and accessible way to bring a VR experience into your classroom. It utilises Google street view to help you to bring locations to life. There are a number of different templates you can explore to get a sense of what you can do with this interesting tool. In… Continue reading #536 Can’t take your students on a field trip? Bring the field trip to them

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Curation · Social Media

#483 Hootfeed to share your tweets

Hootfeed is a great way to share a twitter search with your students or to view twitter discussions during a conference. It’s really quick and easy to set up and is based around a key word search or hashtag, it even has a built in profanity filter! You will need a Twitter account to use… Continue reading #483 Hootfeed to share your tweets

Curation · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital research and scholarship · Mobile · Padlet · Social Media

#470 Padlet Catscan: Digitise your sticky notes

The Padlet app has a funky new beta feature called Catscan. Catscan converts your sticky notes or paper notes into a digital format and posts them to a Padlet board. It’s a great way to share ideas gathered in hard-copy. Why not have a play? At present this feature is only available in the Padlet… Continue reading #470 Padlet Catscan: Digitise your sticky notes

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#450 Instagram: Following and liking posts [3/3]

In this final series of looking at Instagram i’ll take you through the process of following topics, liking and commenting upon posts. Following hashtags or people means that their posts will appear on your timeline. Image by Max Pixel is CC0

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#447 Instagram: Adding a post [2/3]

Following on from the last Instagram post which can be found here, we’ll go through the process of adding your own post. This assumes that you are using your mobile device with the Instagram app already installed. The third and final Instagram post will show you how to like and follow other instagram accounts. image… Continue reading #447 Instagram: Adding a post [2/3]

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#408 Quick graphics using Adobe Spark

Not a power user with Photoshop? No idea what dimension a Facebook banner needs? No worries you can use Adobe Spark. It’s free and has loads of templates you can use or adapt without a huge learning curve. Just create an account, log in, make some quick choices…then you can adapt colours and content to… Continue reading #408 Quick graphics using Adobe Spark