Teacher Invaders

“Teacher Invaders” is a new flash based Quiz game from the makers of the popular “Fling the Teacher” game and is based on the very first video arcade game of the 1970’s called “Space Invaders”. Teacher Invaders creation software is free and easy to use. all you need to do is enter in some questions…

Collaboration Webs and Mobile Tools

Well I have just about recovered from the U-Learn 08 Conference held in Christchurch last week. It is the largest eLearning conference for teachers in the country. The conference more than anything confirmed my belief that we are headed rapidly towards a combination of Collaboration Webs and Mobile tools which will take over our teaching. This year’s Horizon…

Implementing Moodle in a High School

It is my belief that the implementation of an interactive Learning Management System such as Moodle is best accomplished using a ground up rather than top down model. The following two videos show what Belmont City College in Perth, Western Australia accomplished within a short space of time. After 10 months over 50% of teaching…

How to get started with Moodle

If you or your school have decided to start using the Moodle LMS then this post may be of some use to you. Self Hosting or Managed Hosting? Although Moodle is a free open source Learning Management System downloadable from Moodle.org, it does require some ongoing technical support if you are wanting to go down…

Why Choose Moodle?

At a recent presentation I was asked by a Secondary School Senior Manager: “How do I decide what Learning Management System to use?” I have come across this question many times and my answer is to at least NOT let your school technicians influence the decision. The decision should be made on the basis of…

Google Forms

I have just come back from 3 days in Christchurch with my efellows group. I have learnt so much this year which has inspired me to start blogging my ongoing eLearning experiences. Here is just one of the many great ideas that I picked up from the other efellows: Google Forms is a standard part of…