Sunday, 27 December 2009

44 interesting ways to use your interactive whiteboard

"Tom Barrett has produced this wonderful Google Docs slideshow outlining, as the title suggests, 44 interesting ways to use your interactive whiteboard."

Toms slideshow on GoogleDocs

If you like what you see you can follow Tom in his blog Toms Blog

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

New ‘Green Cross Code’ for internet safety ‘Zip it, Block it, Flag it’

The News Centre at DCSF has reported on an unprecedented coalition of Government, industry and charities as they today launch the first UK internet safety strategy, to help children and young people stay safe online.

The first ever internet safety strategy, ‘Click Clever Click Safe’ , was drawn up by the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) and will be launched by the Prime Minister at the first UKCCIS Summit in London today.

News Centre : Department for Children, Schools and Families


Saturday, 5 December 2009

Google brings auto-captioning to YouTube videos

Becta has recently published this little article:

"Watching online video can be frustrating if you cannot hear the audio (due to background noise or physical disability), or when you do not speak the language.

Google has launched a new automatic captioning service which it intends to gradually roll out across its YouTube service."

To see the full article on the Becta website: Becta Emerging Technologies website

New LED Pocket Projector from Samsung

This looks interesting.

The ultra portable Samsung LED Pocket Projector opens up a world of entertainment.

Simple plug & play USB connectivity means you don't even need a laptop.

And with a lamp life of 30,000 hours you can watch whatever you want wherever you choose.

Samsung website

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