Using twitter on a school trip

I always think one of the most powerful uses of the social media that has grown around twitter is for reporting and reflecting on live events on location.¬† Some time ago a friend and I experimented with some ideas for a club night based around social media and, although we eventually shelved it, it made me think about using social media for our school trip today to Selly Manor in Birmingham. Today we used Twitterific to document our trip, both using text and its capability to take¬† photograph with my iPhone and upload it straight away to our twitter news feed Read More …

School Radio: Introduction & Equipment

In addition to our introduction of 1:1 computer access at Robin Hood School, we will also be starting our own school radio station Radio Packages It needn’t cost much to get started with a school radio project, and I have seen some schools do it with little more than a computer and a microphone Read More …