“For those uninitiated with Layer Tennis, the premise is simple: two players trade a Photoshop document back and forth, each player has 15 minutes to iterate on the previous â€œvolleyâ€ however they see fit. The matches are played live on Friday afternoons, and people follow along and comment via Twitter. It really isnâ€™t about winning [...]
Archive for March, 2009
http://m.slideshare.com/ is a landing page on Slideshare for mobile phones. The resolution of each slide is reduced to 240 by 180 (still in horizontal mode). I noticed that slides with white backgrounds and sparse content did not always render properly (big black blocks on some slides obscuring the image, as if the writing was ‘missed’ [...]
Viva Mediva by Mediva
Just testing Magnatune’s new embed this album function. Mediva play early music with a modern twist. Just what you need when spending your Sunday hacking through the marking (again).
The only change I needed to make to the ‘embed’ code on the Magnatune page was to remove the new lines after each [...]
Useful online graph paper generator allows you to save PDF files with a choice of grids
Download a jqz file with 8 questions about rearranging digits to make the largest and smallest numbers. You can also save a Web page with the questions about rearranging digits and use that with students.
As usual, I have set the HotPotatoes options to remove all the buttons (the quizzes open in new windows in Moodle), [...]
Dr Sylvia Earle trying to convince people to not destroy the Oceans
Fujifilm Finepix J12 point and shoot makes nice classroom pictures. Battery has to be removed for charging.
Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581: I. Allegro – Sorokin, Oistrakh, Bondarenko, Terian, Knushevitsky
Just to see what happens… iMeem allows you to embed a music stream in your blog or Web site. The service appears to be paid for by some advertising that is embedded in the player above. Currently playing is the Allegro [...]
The students have realised why I’m YouTubing certain parts of the Maths course… I’ll do some more over the weekend.
Numeracy teaching with a healthy eating message.