​One of the buzz words to catch my attention over the summer months is that of Coursera (, a company founded by two professors from Stanford University with the intention of making available online courses and content from universities across the world to anyone who wishes to access them – for free. Perhaps the most …

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World Wonders Project

Google is releasing a new online project that will give users the ability to virtually explore historical sites around the world. The World Wonders Project​ is probably best described as a multimedia encyclopedia of 132 historic and notable sites across five continents. The project assembles Google Streetview imagery, Google Earth 3D buildings, UNESCO World Heritage …

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Live Binders

Recently I was introduced to a website, to be honest I have to say on my first glance through the site I had little interest in it and failed to see how it could enhance or benefit my teaching in anyway. I would have to say this opinion was quite short sighted of me. …

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Learning Online Podcast

Interview with Leanna Archambault of Arizona State University In our latest podcast Michael Hallissy is joined by Leanna Archambault, assistant professor in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, to talk about learning online. Leanna has studied and written extensively about online and blended learning scenarios in particular Teacher CPD. Some of …

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280 Slides

280 Slides is a free online application that lets you create presentations quickly and easily right in the browser.With it, you can create a presentation, theme it, add graphics and video, and then present it, share it via SlideShare, or download it as a PowerPoint or PDF file. It’s so smooth to use that it’s …

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Summer Break

​If you’re a regular follower of the TeachNet blog, you will have noticed that we have been very quiet during the Summer. But we haven’t gone away you know. We took a break so that we could focus on our online Summer courses for primary techers. We are delighted to say that they have been …

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