I could only join today’s live session at Elluminate for the last half hour. Little as I heard (I haven't listened to the recording yet), it has prompted me to reflect on why, how, where - and perhaps, also for whom - I tag. Also, on how and why I could use this with my students.
I started tagging as a way to keep track of all the interesting information, pages, blogs, tools, etc that I encountered as I started my online… Continue
Let me start with a doubt. When talking about the Scottish student’s textspeak essay, M. Pegrum states that many people who aren’t digital natives would struggle with it. I wonder if all digital natives within the English speaking world would be able to understand it straightaway. I feel that, as textspeak is a new, informal linguistic form of expression, some of its “unconventional conventions” might not be immediately understood… Continue
Apparently, if you want to work collaboratively on a bubbl.us sheet, you need to click on the friends tab. If the person already has an account, you can find them by name or email. If they don't, you have to click on the option invite them by email. Then click on sharing to choose the kind of access you want to give people: "read only" or "full edit"
Vance, as you have an account, I just wrote your name and you… Continue
I'm experimenting with this mind mapping tool Letizia mentioned in the Multiliteracies YG. I'm using it to represent the content of that article in Spanish I mentioned in my previous post. It gives you an embed code, so now I want to see if it works in Ning (sometimes Ning does not allow that, don't ask me why) Here it… Continue