Here’s to another year of Bright Ideas

As the year draws to a close we come to the last Bright Ideas post for 2011. It’s been a wonderful year of sharing and collaboration and a big thank you goes out to all of our guest bloggers and…

PLN for 2012

PLN for 2012

The next Personal Learning Network (PLN) program will run for 12 weeks beginning 5th March 2012. For more information visit State Library website page or email learning@slv.vic.gov.au The program, run by the State Library of Victoria in association with SLAV,…

Poetry mash up: Leanne Hampson

Poetry mash up: Leanne Hampson

Leanne Hampson (aka The Resourcehound) from Brauer Secondary College recently completed the PLN program and is experimenting with web tools in her library and classroom. Her guest post today talks about how to create poetry mash ups with students. Recently…

PLN reflection: Catherine Morton

This year’s Personal Learning Network (PLN) program recently ended with over 150 people taking part. In the next few weeks Bright Ideas will feature guest posts from PLN alumni with the first being from Catherine Morton from Whitefriars College. This year l…

Photo by Nalini Prasanna

#pencilchat

Over the past couple of days the #pencilchat has been trending on Twitter with educators using the allegory to comment on technology use in schools. Discussing the ‘dangers’ of  pencils, how they’re just a passing fad and more, people humorously…

Our space: digital citizenship resources

Our space: digital citizenship resources

Our space is a website providing education resources for exploring the ethics of digital citizenship with students. Developed as part of the GoodWork project and in collaboration with Harvard Graduate School of Education and Project New Media Literacies, the website offers pages…

Volumique

Volumique

Volumique is a French publishing company that explores book creation as a new computer platform, with particular emphasis on how physical paper books can interact with smart phones. They also experiment with interactive story telling and game. With projects like…