Monthly Archives: November 2011

What could Glow become? #EDUScotICT

Introduction I was very impressed by the following post http://markc.visibli.com/share/GwIYOZ entitled “Edmodo – Could this be the new Glow?”.  I was impressed by this post not so much because of the product featured but the general commentary about its usefulness … Continue reading

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Scottish Unique ID for all citizens #EDUScotICT

Introduction Imagine if every Scottish Citizen had a unique and trusted digital identity (Scottish Unique Identifier – SUID) that could be used as a key to accessing all government services and potential a myriad of other services.  Ideally this account … Continue reading

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Universal search a core Glow service #EDUScotICT

Discovery of learning assets through search was an original requirement of Glow.  This should continue to be a requirement and furthermore, it is essential that we learn from the experience of Glow 1 to provide search in the most efficient … Continue reading

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Does the “knowledge explosion” affect Glow Users? #EDUScotICT

As I walked the dog this morning I took time to reflect on a book that I am reading at the moment.  The book which is called “Teaching as a subversive activity” by Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner contains the … Continue reading

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Making video discoverable – a core need in Glow Futures #EDUScotICT

I recall my own primary education – when the “treat of the week” was to participate in a music lesson broadcast by BBC Radio 4.  Imagine the situation where children throughout the UK were all, at the same time, listening … Continue reading

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