Archive for December, 2009

Have you ever looked at your keyboard and thought “What the what the..?!” Maybe not! But maybe you should be! I just had a discussion about keyboards. The QWERTY keyboard is 131 years old. The reason why it exists boggles my mind. Maybe you know this already…. It was invented to slow down typing! C. L. […]

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 01:55 0 comments

I’ve noticed in retrospect in the two schools I’ve worked in that the kindergarten students were and are not thought of as any different than the rest of the primary school regarding technology usage in their classroom. In both schools standard desktops are used as a tool for learning and I saw problems with this; mainly […]

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 at 05:25 11 comments

Sooo, it’s a four day week and the students are mentally away on holiday already stuffing their faces with festive candy. So I thought I wouldn’t add any new big projects before the holidays because I am that nice. So whats the plan for all my lovelies. Well, I first of all get them all elfified […]

Monday, December 14th, 2009 at 14:08 0 comments

What is it? It’s an open source piece of lab management software. Why? I wanted it the minute I heard of it. Sometimes getting the attention of 18 Grade 5 students who are in the middle of an activity is a momentous task. iTalc allows you to lock all the screens for some further instruction […]

Monday, December 14th, 2009 at 11:19 0 comments
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