Monthly Archives: March 2016

WIRED Session – May 8th

Mark your calendars everyone for May 8th for our joint session using Minecraft.  We will be taking a deep dive into the world of Minecraft EDU and examining the how-to’s to Minecraft and also the implications for classrooms across campus.  We will continue to examine student engagement and using Minecraft to design authentic learning experiences […]

Differentiation Using Instructional Technology CPD

By J. Cole Yesterday MH and I led an INSET about differentiation. Below are some of the main points shared in our handout. If you’d like a copy (with pictures and QR codes), let me know. It went well and participants gave positive feedback. It was great to see so many tweeting via #mescpdchat especially […]


This afternoon, Gerard Lavelle and I led teacher training on the use of iMovie. After filming some footage to work with, participants set about editing their short film. Features of iMovie that were utilized included: altering audio and video (e.g. splitting, trimming and cropping clips); adding effects (e.g. inserting transitions, titles, backgrounds, music and sound […]

The Future of Education

I have posted for table discussion in your HRT meetings, your departmental meetings, or for your PLN in Edmodo.  If you are not already on board with us, this is an invitation to join and tell us what you think.   The theme of our 4th discussion is about the future of education, the skills […]

Blendspace and Twiddla Hack

In working with blendspace, Brian came up with a situation where he wanted an image he had to be interactive.  After discussing the matter we came across a site called  This is a interactive collaboration site similar to padlet.  We haven’t had enough time to really get involved into discovering everything about twiddla, but […]

Blendspace and EdPuzzle WIRED Hack

Georgina and I worked together during this morning’s WIRED Hack to explore Blendspace, EdPuzzle,, and Clipix. We shared the resources that we had created while comparing similar resources to identify the ones that might be most beneficial within our specific classrooms. Notes from Kelsey: While I had utilized Blendspace as a review tool in […]

Check out the lesson 7 Wonders of the World on Blendspace

Check out the lesson 7 Wonders of the World on Blendspace Source: Check out the lesson 7 Wonders of the World on Blendspace