Google a day challenges – Maps historical street view enables kids to go back in time

Google a Day challenges are a great way to provoke student curiosity and develop information literacy. The number of features that google is developing ensures that there is always something new to learn. This week I took the kids back in time. They had to find a building that no longer exists. From the slide... Continue Reading →

On being less helpful…

"Have you shared your Google doc with the group?"The discussion director is hunched over his macbook impatient to get the literacy circle under way. Extensions like doctopus have their place. However I often wonder if in a quest to make our lives easier teachers are robbing of opportunities to develop their own ICT skills and decide on... Continue Reading →

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