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Free stuff from Microsoft #4 – Photosynth
Photosynth describes itself as a powerful set of tools for capturing and viewing the world in 3D . Take a load of photos of a scene, from many different angles and many perspectives. Upload them to the site and it will ‘stitch’ them together to create a 3D visualisation. The site has some...
26 May 2011
Subject Snacks–Ideas for teaching History
This weeks idea is similar to a snack that I often forget about, but when I remember, It's delicious, but perhaps not appreciated as the gastronomic delight that it is. The snack in question is the Pot Noodle . This food technology marvel offers the best in convenience snacking, it is often maligned...
12 Jul 2010
Free Microsoft software for schools, from the Fun and Free Friday event
Over 100 schools attended our Fun, Free Friday event last week. It was a great day with an absolutely packed agenda. I wanted to share all of the links to the various downloads we mentioned during the day. Many of which we have covered here on this blog. If you need some ideas of how to use the software...
14 Jun 2010
Digital story telling tools from Microsoft
My previous post described how you can use AutoCollage , t o tell digital stories in the classroom, here is a great example from one of our award winning teachers, David Rogers, whose students have used this free application to make a comparison of their local area. Microsoft has a number of free...
17 Feb 2010
Planning for next year Workshop – Deep Zoom Composer – more ideas (Post#4)
Whilst planning these blog posts the guys at Expression and Blend team at Microsoft have added some great features to Deep Zoom Composer . The application now includes features to add links to images and areas within your deep zoom. If you have been following this series, I described how to create...
2 Sep 2009
The Rookies – Kids show us just how it is done.
";" mce_src="http://blogs.msdn.com/blogfiles/teachers/WindowsLiveWriter/TheRookies_9A5B/video1fdda2d319b7.jpg" galleryimg="no"> Sam, aged 7 , Is a PC! Microsoft has some great adverts running at the moment, where kids show how easy it is to use a PC. Take a look at this one, on the right, in...
30 Apr 2009
Reflecting on Vienna
From our recent posts you will know that last week we attended the European Innovative Teachers Forum in Vienna. I thought I would spend a little time reflecting on what was a great event. This time last week I was presenting part of a keynote with the team from FutureLab, Sarah Payton and Professor...
1 Apr 2009
One of the best things about my job is having an American Boss. It is my unofficial role to educate Kristen in the lesser known nuances of UK culture, especially Wales! So it was with some surprise that she asked me to blog about ‘Bet Lynch’ . Had she been watching the Corrie Omnibus over Xmas and wanted...
8 Jan 2009
Far Eastenders or the Worldwide Innovative Teachers Forum in Hong Kong
As mentioned, next week we will be blogging ‘live’, (well, almost) from the Worldwide Innovative Teachers Forum in Hong Kong. Kristen and I will be accompanied by Peter Carney and Dan Roberts whom, Kristen spoke about in her last two blog posts. They have the hardest job at the event, as they will be...
30 Oct 2008
More fun with digital photography
I know a lot of teachers who use digital cameras (still or video) with their students. Many take advantage of Microsoft's free tools, such as Photo Story and Movie Maker , so that students can use photo and video technology to help tell a story. Both Photo Story and Movie Maker are fun, useful and FREE...
24 Sep 2008
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