- The 100 Best Twitter Tools for Teachers list has been updated and contains a comprehensive list of tools.
- Draw a Stickman is an engaging and interactive online game, which has a new twist on animation.
- This list of educational apps for iPad is structured around Bloom's Taxonomy - an interesting approach and some useful recommendations.
- If you have not yet had enough of wordclouds, then this list of wordcloud makers covers all of the main tools starting with Wordle.
- Not tools I have explored in any depth as yet, but this guide to wikis in education makes me think that I am missing out on something.
- This is a sobering and thought provoking portrait of a modern learner, that should be read by all those who would like to return to the pedagogies and practices of the 1950s.
- Finally, a couple of map-based sites, which superimpose live data: www.marinetraffic.com shows the location of ships around the world and www.flightradar24.com does the same with air traffic. Both are wonderful resources for showing global connections and links.
Some quite random links to explore over the summer:
Tony Pickford is a tutor and writer on primary education.