Web 2.0 Applications in Modern Foreign Languages
Naace interview with José Picardo, Head of Modern Languages at Nottingham High School for Boys, where he describes how he harnesses web applications to improve learning outcomes for his students.
9 Jan 2010
A Guide to Annotating with Diigo
Diigo is a very useful social bookmarking site that also allows you to annotate web pages, saving your comments for you to see later or to share with others.
22 Sep 2009
End of year review: The year of Edmodo
Here's a look at what my students thought of using Edmodo, a micro-blogging system for teachers and students.
14 Aug 2009
Half term review - April 2009
A look at what my students and I have been up to this past half term.
9 Apr 2009
Most Popular Podcasts
I teach, therefore you learn... or do you?
Exploring how the expectations of our pupils are changing.
1 Mar 2009
Half term review - February 2009
What has been going on in my classroom, as well as outside it, in the past 3 months. Go here to read the blog post http://www.boxoftricks.net/?p=849
20 Feb 2009
Five ideas to enhance interactive whiteboard flipcharts
Watch this video to learn how to enhance your Smart interactive whiteboard using object animations, a feature of Notebook Version 10, the latest version of Smart board's proprietary interactive whiteboard software. Go to www.boxoftricks.net to find out more.
19 Dec 2008
How to start your own classroom or subject blog
This video-podcast highlights the reasons why you might want to have your own classroom and subject blog and also walks you through how to create your own blog using Wordpress. Read more about it here http://www.boxoftricks.net/?p=669
14 Dec 2008
Coffee Break Podcasting
Mark Pentleton gives tips and advice about making educational podcasts. Go to www.boxoftricks.net/?p=535 to read more about it.
1 Nov 2008