David Read


  • Great idea Anna, we’ve been doing a similar thing on our teacher portal site for the summer, introducing either a tech tip or a website a week for them to try out. This might be something for us to introduce on this site as well!

    A few I’d recommend:

    – Prezi for presentations and an interesting alternative to Powerpoint
    – Voicethread for…[Read more]

  • No, this is for both teaching students and training teachers as this is often a core aspect of our work as learning technologists or technology advocates. To that end, I’ve just set up a Resources section on the site where site contributors can upload any useful guides, lesson plans, training sessions to share with other learning technologists.

  • hi Mike,

    No, I don’t exercise any editorial control, I trust that it will be interesting 😉 Let me know if you want to post and I’ll change your status to contributor.

  • Thanks Anna, some great suggestions there. I like the idea of online meetings, maybe we could start with something where we do brief five minute shares on something innovative (a bit like we did at the Glasgow meet up). What format do you think would work best for that? Adobe connect? Hangouts? Skype? Anything else?

  • Thanks Anna, some great suggestions there. I like the idea of online meetings, maybe we could start with something where we do brief five minute shares on something innovative (a bit like we did at the Glasgow meet up). What format do you think would work best for that? Adobe connect? Hangouts? Skype? Anything else?

  • Thanks Anna, some great suggestions there. I like the idea of online meetings, maybe we could start with something where we do brief five minute shares on something innovative (a bit like we did at the Glasgow meet up). What format do you think would work best for that? Adobe connect? Hangouts? Skype? Anything else?

  • Thanks Anna, some great suggestions there. I like the idea of online meetings, maybe we could start with something where we do brief five minute shares on something innovative (a bit like we did at the Glasgow meet up). What format do you think would work best for that? Adobe connect? Hangouts? Skype? Anything else?

  • hi to all new members. To get us started, would be great to get a bit of info on all of you. Let us know who you are, where you work, what aspects of learning technology you are interested in and what you’re doing this summer (working/relaxing/writing the next great novel etc).

    My name’s David Read, I work at the English language Teaching Centre…[Read more]