Microsoft One Note

Microsoft One Note has become one of my favourite classroom tools, from the simple tasks of not needing to run to the office for new whiteboard markers to the difficult tasks of differentiating a lesson and here’s why: OneNote for windows 10 at first glance: One Note lends itself to the classroom in many ways; …

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Ready to Go? Microsoft’s New Hybrid Upping the Education Ante

Launched with much fanfare this summer, the latest member of the ubiquitous Surface family the Surface Go is available to buy now. Aimed squarely at the Education market, this new price-conscience and ultra-light hybrid enters a fierce market with the Apple iPad and Google’s budget Chromebooks having already carved out a sizeable chunk of market …

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Tagxedo – the next generation of wordclouds

A few months back, I published a post on the Teachnet Learning Blog entitled ‘Wordclouds in Education’, which focused primarily on Wordle. Recently a new wordcloud application has emerged, called Tagxedo. The range of options available in Tagxedo for customisation is very impressive and it has expanded upon the capabilities of wordcloud generators that have …

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Word Clouds in Education

On Sunday morning last, those of you who tweet might have noticed a new hashtag appear with prominence in the twittersphere: #savewordle. Wordle, an online application (available at for generating ‘word clouds’, had been taken down and the founder, Jonathan Feinberg, had used the homepage of the site to appeal for “pro bono legal …

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